embryonic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"embryonic" in British English

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embryonicadjective

uk   /ˌem.briˈɒn.ɪk/  us   /-ˈɑː.nɪk/
relating to an ​embryo [before noun] formal starting to ​develop: The ​project is still at an embryonic stage.
(Definition of embryonic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"embryonic" in American English

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embryonicadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌem·briˈɑn·ɪk/
biology of or ​relating to an embryo fig. If a ​plan or ​process is an embryonic ​stage, it is in a very early ​stage of development: The region’s embryonic ​touristindustry would be ​damaged by this development.
(Definition of embryonic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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