emerging Definition

  • 1becoming known or coming into view
  • 2starting to exist or develop
  • 3growing or expanding

Using emerging: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "emerging" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The emerging technology is expected to revolutionize the industry.

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    The company is investing heavily in emerging markets.

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    The artist's emerging talent was recognized by a prominent gallery.

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    The emerging trend of remote work is changing the job market.

emerging Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with emerging

  • becoming visible or known after being hidden or unknown


    The truth about the scandal is slowly emerging from the shadows.

  • a developmental stage between adolescence and full adulthood, characterized by exploration, instability, and self-focus


    Many young people experience anxiety and uncertainty during the period of emerging adulthood.

  • a disease that has recently appeared in a population or that is rapidly increasing in incidence or geographic range


    COVID-19 is an example of an emerging infectious disease.


Summary: emerging in Brief

The term 'emerging' [ɪˈmɜːdʒɪŋ] refers to something that is becoming known, starting to exist or develop, or growing. It can describe anything from technology to markets, as in 'The emerging technology is expected to revolutionize the industry.' 'Emerging' also extends into phrases like 'emerging adulthood,' referring to a developmental stage, and 'emerging infectious disease,' referring to a new or rapidly increasing disease.

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