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naissance

[ ney-suhns ]
/ ˈneɪ səns /
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noun

a birth, an origination, or a growth, as that of a person, an organization, an idea, or a movement.

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Origin of naissance

1480–90; <French, Middle French, equivalent to nais- (stem of naître to be born <Vulgar Latin *nāscere, for Latin nāscī) + -ance-ance
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