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e·merge / iˈmərj/ • v. [intr.] move out of or away from something and come into view: black ravens emerged from the fog. ∎  become apparent, important, or prominent: Philadelphia has emerged as the clear favorite. ∎  (of facts or circumstances) become known: reports of a deadlock emerged during preliminary discussions. ∎  recover from or survive a difficult or demanding situation: the economy has started to emerge from recession. ∎  (of an insect or other invertebrate) break out from an egg, cocoon, or pupal case.

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