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noun [uncountable] emergence pronunciation in British English /ɪˈmɜː(r)dʒ(ə)ns/
  1. 1
    the process of appearing or becoming recognized
    emergence of:

    the emergence of the modern French state

    the emergence of English as the medium of international communication

  2. 2
    the process of stopping being involved in a difficult situation or period of time
    emergence from:

    the company’s emergence from bankruptcy


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