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first appearance

noun appearance, debut, initial, gambit, opening
See also: nascency, onset
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He first appears at the pub where Cassie plays in a band with her friends and then is close by as Cassie and Anne get to the farm and the hospital.
This severe mental disorder usually first appears in young adults, abruptly derailing their lives and those of their families.
Because AK may take years to develop, the condition usually first appears in older people -- although cases have been reported in people in their 40s and 50s.
A new DNA investigation of more than 100 families suggests that a gene located on chromosome 13 contributes to at least some cases of schizophrenia, a severe mental disorder that usually first appears in young adults.
What first appears to be a kitsch or an everyday object gains new meaning through its combination with other objects.
A taught, political thriller, "Edge of Darkness" centers on Ron Craven, an "everyman" cop and unfortunate witness to what first appears to be the accidental killing of his daughter, Emma.
This problem is more complex than it first appears and specialists evaluate the global cost of correcting it at approximetaly US$600 billion.

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