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emergeverb [I]

 us   /ɪˈmɜrdʒ/
  • emerge verb [I] (APPEAR)

to ​appear by coming out of something or out from behind something: The ​runwaylightsflashed 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 ​becomeknown or ​develop as a ​result of something: New ​businessopportunities will emerge with ​advances in ​technology.
(Definition of emerge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"emerge" in British English

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emergeverb [I]

uk   /ɪˈmɜːdʒ/  us   /-ˈmɝːdʒ/
  • emerge verb [I] (APPEAR)

B2 to ​appear by coming out of something or out from behind something: She emerged from the ​sea, ​blue with ​cold. to come to the end of a ​difficultperiod or ​experience: The Prince emerged ​unscathed from the ​scandal.

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  • emerge verb [I] (BECOME KNOWN)

C1 to ​becomeknown, ​especially as a ​result of ​examining something or ​askingquestions about it: The ​facts behind the ​scandal are ​sure to emerge ​eventually. [+ that] It has emerged thatsecrettalks had been going on between the two ​companies before the ​takeover was ​announced. She's the most ​exciting British ​singer to emerge on the ​popscene for a ​decade.

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(Definition of emerge from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"emerge" in Business English

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emergeverb [I]

uk   us   /ɪˈmɜːdʒ/
to begin to exist or have ​power or ​influence: The new Executive Director will be ​responsible for ensuring that the ​state emerges as a ​leader in the ​field of next-generation ​energy.
to appear or become known: Yesterday it emerged that he was to come under ​investigation for ​insiderdealing. No definitive ​results have yet emerged from the discussions.
to come to the end of a difficult ​period or ​experience: The ​stock was ​trading for under $20 when the ​company emerged from ​bankruptcy.
emergence
noun [U]
During his 10-year ​tenure at Disney, he ​oversaw the company's emergence as a ​majorproducer of TV ​programming.
(Definition of emerge from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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