at an early stage of development but showing promise or potential: a budding genius
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How to use budding in a sentence
Its client base includes China’s fast-growing affluent middle-class, many of whom have a budding interest in personalized investment and who are accessible to Lufax through Ping An and its 210 million financial services customers, the filing says.Some Chinese firms are unfazed by worsening U.S. relations. A fintech unicorn’s IPO is the latest proof | Naomi Xu Elegant | October 13, 2020 | Fortune
While the attraction to the budding tech ecosystem which was already producing some of Africa’s best known startups was obvious, there was also the underlying influence of Facebook’s pool of high-ranking Nigerian-American executives.Facebook is moving closer to local talent and key markets with a second African office in Nigeria | Yomi Kazeem | September 19, 2020 | Quartz
Since many of the lost genes are involved in oxygenic metabolic reactions, the budding and fission yeasts may have each hit on the functional elimination of the same genes to thrive in oxygen-poor habitats.By Losing Genes, Life Often Evolved More Complexity | Viviane Callier | September 1, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
Nintendo, Oatly, a budding home cook, the location of a “Shop Now” button on a website, the amount of emails sent by a sock startup, and the toilet paper market, all offer important lessons to budding e-commerce entrepreneurs.Disruption, served one thread at a time: The weird world of DTC thoughtleader Twitter (1/23) | Anna Hensel | August 7, 2020 | Digiday
One example of how to do this is the budding practice of participatory machine learning, which seeks to involve the people most affected by machine-learning systems in their design.
Anova Precision Cooker is the perfect little sous-vide gadget for the budding gastronomist.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Richard Hendriks in Your Life | Allison McNearney | November 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The best that can be said for these budding radicals is that at least they sincerely hate the thing they so viciously attack.
His maquettes, or models, illustrate this, too, in their budding materiality.
The children teased my parents about their budding romance and my parents, in turn, fell in love with their tiny wards.
She got involved in interning as a way to jumpstart her budding modeling career.
The house itself was embedded in a thickly-wooded garden where the trees were just budding into leaf.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
She made me a profound and graceful curtsey—feminine homage to my budding manhood.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
The proglottides are sexually complete individuals, derived from the scolex by budding.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
Wait until you have been really initiated into intellectual Bohemia—the clever young newspaper men and budding authors.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
He watches the budding of evil instincts, the ignoble habits idly acquired in degradation.Charles Baudelaire, His Life | Thophile Gautier
Scientific definitions for budding
A form of asexual reproduction in living organisms in which new individuals form from outgrowths (buds) on the bodies of mature organisms. These outgrowths grow by means of mitotic cell division. Many simple multicellular animals such as hydras and unicellular organisms such as yeasts reproduce by budding.
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