Definition of fledgling noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fledgling

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈflɛdʒlɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1a young bird that has just learned to fly
  2. 2(usually before another noun) a person, an organization, or a system that is new and without experience fledgling democracies
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