na·​scen·​cy | \ ˈna-sᵊn(t)-sē How to pronounce nascency (audio) , ˈnā- \
plural nascencies

Definition of nascency

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Examples of nascency in a Sentence

witnessed firsthand the nascency of the American space program
Recent Examples on the Web From there, the company’s own drivers deliver on the last leg of the route to avoid providing home addresses to the major platforms. DïNG, spurred by the pandemic and still in its nascency, serves a limited radius with daily service. Stephanie Breijo, Los Angeles Times, 5 Mar. 2021 Though still in its nascency, this tucked-away nest here in this quiet West LA neighborhood will surely be a petri dish for ample creation. Morena Duwe, Billboard, 20 Sep. 2019 Lining the halls were comic book heads of all levels—the devout, with decades of reading under their belt; others who were in their nascency; and kids curious about the characters in costumes lining the vendor tables. Anne Branigin, The Root, 13 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of nascency

1682, in the meaning defined above

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“Nascency.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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