incipient

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin incipiēns, present participle of incipiō (begin).

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AdjectiveEdit

incipient (not comparable)

  1. beginning, starting, coming into existence.
    After 500 years, incipient towns appeared.
    Employees shall be familiarized with the use of a fire extinguisher in incipient stage fire fighting.

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NounEdit

incipient (countable and uncountable, plural incipients)

  1. (countable, obsolete) beginner
  2. (uncountable, grammar) A verb tense of the Hebrew language.

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VerbEdit

incipient

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of incipiō
Last modified on 13 April 2014, at 01:46