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- adj. Newly formed or just coming into prominence; emergent: emerging markets; the emerging states of Africa.
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- adj. Becoming prominent; newly formed; emergent; rising.
- v. Present participle of emerge.
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- adj. coming to maturity
- adj. coming into existence
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Avoid the term emerging nations because those newly adapting to market economics usually have long been sovereign states.
The term "emerging" is used loosely among fund managers.
With Wall Street again emerging from the bear cave, morbid fear of double dip is fading in the wake of upside corporate reports.
A number of CCTV cameras around King's Cross filmed Hussain emerging from the concourse on to a pavement packed with commuters holding umbrellas; many had been evacuated from the underground following the explosions, when Mohammed Sidique Khan, Shehzad Tanweer and Jermaine Lindsay had blown themselves up to devastating effect.
The term emerging markets was coined by economists at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in 1981, when the group was promoting the first mutual fund investments in developing countries.
One could argue that spirit's difficulty in emerging from the darkness of matter makes Ages a forerunner of negative dialectics, whether in the form of a "natural history"
I crawled under the limbs on hands and knees and scooped handfuls of duff onto this "mattress" until it resembled a rusty coffin emerging from the earth.
So President Bush is trawling for votes with the image of a flag-draped coffin emerging from the rubble of the World Trade Center.
Plus, when the propane is on, it sounds rather like a high-speed train emerging from a tunnel and rushing past you.
If he must plunge into the depth of the forest, he took care to trace his path by blazing the trees with his mark; and if sometimes he seemed slow in emerging from the wilderness, it was be -