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fledgling

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ˈfledʒlɪŋ/ ( also fledgeling)
a fledgling company or industry is a fairly new one with little experience in a business activity: Many fledgling companies need financial assistance. One of those fledgeling industries in the area is tourism. a fledgling airline/brewery/bank
used for talking about someone who is just starting a particular type of job: She was able to help him in his fledgling career. a fledgling designer/developer/filmmaker
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