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incipiency

or incipience

[in-sip-ee-uh n-see or in-sip-ee-uh ns] /ɪnˈsɪp i ən si or ɪnˈsɪp i əns/
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1.
the state or condition of being incipient.
Origin of incipiency
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20; incipi(ent) + -ency
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