vb intr; often foll by: from
1 to come up to the surface of or rise from water or other liquid
2 to come into view, as from concealment or obscurity
he emerged from the cave
3 foll by: from to come out (of) or live (through a difficult experience)
he emerged from his ordeal with dignity
4 to become apparent several interesting things emerged from the report (C17: from Latin emergere to rise up from, from mergere to dip)
n a financial or consumer market in a newly developing country or former communist country
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