Definition of 'fledgling'
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This can mean a sudden promotion or a fledgling business becoming huge. The Sun (2017)At one stage of her fledgling career she was on the verge of quitting, having not ridden a winner for 18 months. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Within four months the fledgling business collapsed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That proved a defining moment in his fledgling career. The Sun (2016)But he said the fledgling industry needs a dose of reality. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The money helped established the fledgling company as an international operation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They say some have blocked fledgling businesses from borrowing through them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Monk is going through the most difficult period of his fledgling managerial career. The Sun (2015)The fledgling company rented three properties and built a website. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The dinner was being hosted by a fledgling company he had set up just months before. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It could give him the biggest win of his fledgling career. The Sun (2012)The physicians shuddered to see a fledgling organization that was supposed to be dependent on them flaunt such trappings. THE HERBALIST: Nicholas Culpeper Rebel Physician (2004)So what should fledgling firms do? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Iraq is a fledgling democracy because the West stayed the course long enough to make progress permanent. The Sun (2011)Moreover, fledgling firms must agree to payment terms when selling through app stores. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Patagonia could be the next powerhouse and Scandinavia had a fledgling industry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Each recalls the fat pay packets and a fledgling industry that was often happy to display a cavalier attitude to health and safety. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the fledgling industry is facing its biggest challenge, with moves to treat electronic cigarettes as medical products. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They have a fledgling democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The company has also hinted that there are deals in the pipeline for healthcare agencies as it looks to bolster its fledgling business in the sector. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The fledgling business already offers a free coffee promotion but is now going hi-tech with an app designed to benefit its regulars. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It focuses on human rights and fledgling UK business interests. The Sun (2013)This fledgling Scottish design company has just launched its first textile collection, a riot of all things floral. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So when some of the staff at her fledgling firm wanted bigger salaries she could not afford, she offered them an extra week of annual holiday instead. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The group aims to find and support fledgling firms that have the potential to be the UK's new big name. The Sun (2013)
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Used Occasionally. fledgling is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'fledgling'
British English: fledgling NOUN
A fledgling is a young bird that has its feathers and is learning to fly.
...when fledglings are almost ready to leave the nests.
British English: fledgling ADJECTIVE
You use fledgling to describe a person, organization, or system that is new or without experience.
...the sound practical advice he gave to fledgling writers.
Definition of fledgling from the Collins English Dictionary
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