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emergence

noun [U] uk   /ɪˈmɜː.dʒəns/ us    /-ˈmɝː-/

emergence noun [U] (BECOMING KNOWN)

the fact of something becoming known or starting to exist: China's emergence as an economic power the emergence of a new strain of the HIV virus

emergence noun [U] (APPEARING)

formal the fact of someone appearing by coming out from behind something: Unfortunately, I misjudged the timing of my emergence. the fact of someone or something coming to the end of a difficult period or experience: the country's emergence from bankruptcy
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