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the poem's publication is often regarded as the nascence of the Beat movement
Recent Examples on the Web And Supergrass’ association with the glut of Britpop bands of their nascence, most of whom didn’t make a dent in the American consciousness, has no bearing on their music, which boasts a timelessness that is admirable. Lily Moayeri, Variety, 14 May 2022 All of the pieces were manufactured in the early 1940s—which happens to be the era when surfing was in its nascence as a sport in America. Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, 11 Nov. 2021 In 1965, when Mr. Chadabe was 27 and computer music was in its nascence, he was asked by the State University of New York at Albany to run its electronic music studio. New York Times, 25 May 2021 To say this approach has been well-received by customers and critics is perhaps the understatement of the year, and though still in its nascence Musaafer looks to become a landmark on Houston’s culinary landscape. Joanna O'leary, Chron, 11 Feb. 2021 Delić has worked on the experiment since its nascence—first as an undergraduate student, then a PhD student, and now as a postdoctoral researcher. Sophia Chen, Wired, 30 Jan. 2020 The answer can be found in the nascence of hip-hop. Vann R. Newkirk Ii, The Atlantic, 8 Apr. 2018 The answer can be found in the nascence of hip-hop. Vann R. Newkirk Ii, The Atlantic, 8 Apr. 2018 Several artists who began their careers as sculptors and painters embraced video art in its nascence in the 1960s and early 1970s. Edith Newhall,, 2 Nov. 2017 See More

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1570, in the meaning defined above

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“Nascence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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