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nascent
American English: /ˈneɪsənt/
, /ˈnæsənt/
British English: /ˈnas(ə)nt/
, /ˈneɪs(ə)nt/

Translation of nascent in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 [literary]
    (hope/civilization)
    naciente [literary]
    (career/movement/hostility)
    incipiente
    Example sentences
    • And there are signs of nascent political and economic reforms, albeit small, tentative ones.
    • The nascent signs of global recovery appear to augur well in this regard.
    • My point in all this is not that the nascent political process is pointless - quite the opposite.
  • 2 (Chemistry)
    Example sentences
    • It is also the site of folding and modification of nascent protein chains and assembly of multisubunit complexes.
    • The nitriding process is based on the affinity of nascent nitrogen for iron and certain other. metallic elements.
    • Ozone also tends to be unstable and break down into dioxygen and nascent oxygen and to react readily with other substances.

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