Meaning of EMERGENT in English

EMERGENT

/ iˈmɜːdʒənt; NAmE iˈmɜːrdʒ-/ adjective

[ usually before noun ] new and still developing :

emergent nations / states

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WORD ORIGIN

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.