nascent nascent  /ˈneɪ sənt/


  • (adj) being born or beginning


  1. A nascent business relies heavily on advertising to drum up new customers.
  2. The nascent project could not take off because of indifferent investor sentiment.


  1. For Afghan Scouts, 'Be Prepared' takes on a new meaning

    Organizers of Afghanistan's nascent Scouting program say its emphasis on community service and self-reliance is sorely needed in a society scarred by decades of violence.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Stars and Stripes

  2. Inventory Levels Easing As Home Prices Rise, Negative Equity Retreats

    For months the pool of available homes has dramatically dwindled as more buyers have jumped into the recovering housing market. Burgeoning demand for that shrinking supply has fueled home price increases across most of the U.S. and in the most sought-after areas, full-fledged bidding wars amid claims of nascent housing shortages.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Ketchum answers broadband questions

         Ketchum Mayor Randy Hall and the city’s recently hired broadband strategic plan consultant have answered some lingering questions concerning the city’s nascent plan to bury fiber-optic-ready infrastructure throughout the city’s downtown.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

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ennui ennui
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