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Growth

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Noun

1. development, growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny

(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level

Example Sentences:
'he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children'

2. growth

a progression from simpler to more complex forms

Example Sentences:
'the growth of culture'

3. growth, increase, increment

a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important

Example Sentences:
'the increase in unemployment'
'the growth of population'

4. growth

vegetation that has grown

Example Sentences:
'a growth of trees'
'the only growth was some salt grass'

5. emergence, growth, outgrowth

the gradual beginning or coming forth

Example Sentences:
'figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece'

6. growth

(pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)

7. growth

something grown or growing

Example Sentences:
'a growth of hair'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Growth

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noun
1. 
the process or act of growing, esp in organisms following assimilation of food
2. 
an increase in size, number, significance, etc
3. 
something grown or growing
a new growth of hair
4. 
a stage of development
5. 
any abnormal tissue, such as a tumour
6. (modifier)
of, relating to, causing or characterized by growth
a growth industry
growth hormone

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Growth

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noun
1. 
the process of growing or developing
; specif.,
a. 
gradual development toward maturity
b. 
formation and development
2. 
a. 
degree of increase in size, weight, power, etc.
b. 
the full extent of such increase
3. 
something that grows or has grown
a thick growth of grass
4. 
an outgrowth or offshoot
5. 
a tumor or other abnormal mass of tissue developed in or on the body
adjective
6. 
of or designating a stock, mutual fund, etc. or a company, industry, etc. whose value or earnings grow at a rate above average

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Growth

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n.
1.
a. The process of growing.
b. Full development; maturity.
2. Development from a lower or simpler to a higher or more complex form; evolution.
3. An increase, as in size, number, value, or strength; extension or expansion: population growth.
4. Something that grows or has grown: a new growth of grass.
5. An abnormal mass of tissue, such as a tumor, growing in or on a living organism.
6. A result of growth; a product: concerns that are a growth of the new responsibilities.
adj.
Expected to have or investing in businesses expected to have higher-than-average increases in revenues and returns: a growth stock; a growth fund.

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