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emerge

verb [I]  us   /ɪˈmɜrdʒ/

emerge verb [I] (APPEAR)

to appear by coming out of something or out from behind something: The runway lights flashed on, and the first models emerged from behind the stage set. fig. The president emerged unscathed from the scandal (= He came out of it with no damage to his reputation). fig. We debated which of the candidate will emerge (= result) as the winner.

emerge verb [I] (DEVELOP)

to become known or develop as a result of something: New business opportunities will emerge with advances in technology.
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