Meaning of EMERGENT in English


/ iˈmɜːdʒənt; NAmE iˈmɜːrdʒ-/ adjective

[ usually before noun ] new and still developing :

emergent nations / states



late Middle English (in the sense occurring unexpectedly ): from Latin emergent- arising from, from the verb emergere arise, bring to light, from e- (variant of ex- ) out, forth + mergere to dip.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.