Growth meaning

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An increase in the size of an organism or part of an organism, usually as a result of an increase in the number of cells. Growth of an organism may stop at maturity, as in the case of humans and other mammals, or it may continue throughout life, as in many plants. In humans, certain body parts, like hair and nails, continue to grow throughout life.
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Growth was dampened by a softening of the global economy in 2001, but picked up in the subsequent years due to strong growth in China.

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An increase, as in size, number, value, or strength; extension or expansion.

Population growth.

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The definition of a growth is something that has grown on something else or an abnormal mass.

An example of growth is a wart.

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An increase, as in size, number, value, or strength; extension or expansion.

Population growth.

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(biology) The act of growing, getting bigger or higher.
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(biology) Something that grows or has grown.
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(pathology: abnormal mass such as a tum): tumor.
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Growth is defined as a gradual development in maturity, age, size, weight or height.

An example of growth is a wild teenaged girl becoming much calmer in her late twenties.

An example of growth is a boy getting an inch taller between the ages of 14 and 15.

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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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Development from a lower or simpler to a higher or more complex form; evolution.
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Something that grows or has grown.

A new growth of grass.

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Something that grows or has grown.

A thick growth of grass.

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An abnormal mass of tissue, such as a tumor, growing in or on a living organism.
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(pathology) An abnormal mass such as a tumor.
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A result of growth; a product.

Concerns that are a growth of the new responsibilities.

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Development from a lower or simpler to a higher or more complex form; evolution.
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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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The process of growing or developing.
  • Gradual development toward maturity.
  • Formation and development.
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An abnormal mass of tissue, such as a tumor, growing in or on a living organism.
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An outgrowth or offshoot.
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A tumor or other abnormal mass of tissue developed in or on the body.
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Origin of growth

  • From grow +‎ -th. Compare North Frisian greyde (“growth, pasture”), Danish grøde (“fruits”), Swedish gröda (“crop, harvest”). More at grow.

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