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up-and-comer

Someone who displays signs of or potential for ambitious development, advancement, and achievement. That new intern we hired certainly is an up-and-comer, don't you think? I wouldn't be surprised if she ended up running this place someday. He might not have won the championship round, but this amateur is definitely an up-and-comer!
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Success didn't keep Bartel from remembering his indie roots, however, and he could always be counted on to help young up-and-comers.
These Latino up-and-comers are assuming leadership roles in everything from politics to space exploration, and stamping their distinctive mark on the American landscape.
At ADP, up-and-comers in the IT department are given broader-based assignments to help realign their perspectives.
POSTSCRIPT: We have mailed out our annual Soft* letter 100 ranking of the top independent personal computer software companies questionnaires to more than 5,000 chief executives; however, we inevitably miss a few important up-and-comers.
Forbes' list of "America's Most Promising Companies" features 100 privately held up-and-comers with compelling business models, strong management teams, notable customers, strategic partners and precious investment capital.
legs as sturdy as those of, say, "Bend It Like Beckham," but it provides a solid podium for its toothsome cast of young up-and-comers.
Every budding artist needs a mentor, and seasoned artists can learn a lot from up-and-comers, too.
This mag's chock-full of the EC goods, with great color-copied photos, tight layouts and writing, a Dave Bachinsky interview, some spot checks, and some EC up-and-comers.
Local up-and-comers Olympic Swimmers were "lethargic" after a stint supporting Idlewild, not that you would have known during their five-piece's best track Father Said.
Middle blocker Kahliah Burnley, outside hitter Chelsea Hamilton and setter Michelle Carroll (all juniors) are among the program's key up-and-comers.
On view were works by Meschac Gaba, Simryn Gill, collaborators Joseph Grigely and Amy Vogel, Roni Horn, Brian Jungen, Marepe, and Rosemarie Trockel--a varied assembly balanced between old hands and up-and-comers.
It's the kind of attention that would cause most up-and-comers to stumble, but Lepage has confidently reveled in it, branching out Cocteau-style into film acting (he had a major role in 1989's Jesus of Montreal) and film directing (his 1995 film Le Confessional won the Canadian equivalent of the Academy Award for Best Picture).
The company's clients range from profit-driven up-and-comers, such as Ultimate Network Integration, a computer consulting firm, to local telemarketing firms.
In addition to her recognition as one of the top 40 Up-and-Comers, Ms.
A sharp distrib also could elevate the pic's profile by generating media interest in well-cast up-and-comers Jacob Wysocki ("Terri") and Matt O'Leary ("Natural Selection").