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incipient

 [in-sip´e-ent]
beginning to exist; coming into existence.
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in·ci·pi·ent

(in-sipē-ĕnt)
Not fully formed; vestigial; beginning to appear.
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The bill would change the Clayton Act incipiency standard from condemning mergers that may "substantially" lessen competition to those that would "materially" lessen competition.
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486, 505 n.13 (1974) ("[P]ost-merger evidence showing a lessening of competition may constitute an 'incipiency' on which to base a divestiture suit, but evidence showing that such lessening has not, in fact, occurred cannot be accorded 'too much weight.'"); Hosp.