Definition of emergence noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//iˈmɜːdʒəns//
    ; NAmE NAmE//iˈmɜːrdʒəns//
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  1. 1emergence (of somebody/something) (from something) the fact of somebody/something coming out from a dark, confined or hidden place the island’s emergence from the sea 3 000 years ago Albania's emergence from its long period of isolation
  2. 2the fact of starting to exist or becoming known for the first time the emergence of new technologies