growth

  • 1 growth — W2 [grəuθ US grouθ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(increase)¦ 2¦(business/economy)¦ 3¦(size/strength)¦ 4¦(importance)¦ 5¦(personal development)¦ 6¦(disease)¦ 7¦(growing thing)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: grow] 1.) …

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  • 2 growth — [ grouθ ] noun *** ▸ 1 a gain in number, etc. ▸ 2 economic increase ▸ 3 when living things grow ▸ 4 emotional development ▸ 5 something that grows ▸ 6 lump in/on living thing 1. ) singular or uncount an increase in the number, size, or importance …

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  • 3 Growth — refers to an increase in some quantity over time. The quantity can be physical (e.g., growth in height, growth in an amount of money) or abstract (e.g., a system becoming more complex, an organism becoming more mature). It can also refer to the… …

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  • 4 Growth — (gr[=o]th), n. [Icel. gr[=o][eth]r, gr[=o][eth]i. See {Grow}.] 1. The process of growing; the gradual increase of an animal or a vegetable body; the development from a seed, germ, or root, to full size or maturity; increase in size, number,… …

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  • 5 growth — [n1] development, progress advance, advancement, aggrandizement, augmentation, beefing up*, boost, buildup, crop, cultivation, enlargement, evolution, evolvement, expansion, extension, fleshing out*, flowering, gain, germination, heightening,… …

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  • 6 growth — [grōth] n. 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 …

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  • 7 growth — growth. См. рост. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 8 growth — I (evolution) noun advancement, development, evolvement, expansion, flowering, fruition, germination, improvement, maturation, movement toward adulthood, movement toward maturity, progress, ripening, sprouting, unfolding II (increase) noun… …

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  • 9 GROWTH — Relief Opportunity Without Tax Hike (Governmental » US Government) …

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  • 10 growth — 1550s, from GROW (Cf. grow) + TH (Cf. th), on model of health, stealth, etc. Cf. O.N. groði, from groa to grow. In this sense, O.E. used grownes …

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  • 11 growth — ► NOUN 1) the process of growing. 2) something that has grown or is growing. 3) a tumour or other abnormal formation …

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  • 12 growth|y — «GROH thee», adjective. growing well or fast …

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  • 13 growth — /grohth/, n. 1. the act or process, or a manner of growing; development; gradual increase. 2. size or stage of development: It hasn t yet reached its full growth. 3. completed development. 4. development from a simpler to a more complex stage:… …

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  • 14 growth — US /grəʊθ/ noun [C or U] ► ECONOMICS an increase in the ability of an economy or business to produce goods and services: »the growth of the Indian economy »We have had three successive years of economic growth. growth rate/rate of growth »The… …

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  • 15 growth */*/*/ — UK [ɡrəʊθ] / US [ɡroʊθ] noun Word forms growth : singular growth plural growths 1) [singular/uncountable] an increase in the number, size, or importance of something growth in: a substantial growth in the number of available jobs growth of: the… …

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  • 16 growth — noun 1 increase in sth ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, exponential, significant, strong ▪ the exponential growth in world population ▪ high ▪ …

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  • 17 growth — [[t]gro͟ʊθ[/t]] ♦♦ growths 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N of n The growth of something such as an industry, organization, or idea is its development in size, wealth, or importance. ...the growth of nationalism. ...Japan s enormous economic growth. ...high… …

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  • 18 growth — n. 1) to foster, promote growth 2) to retard, stunt growth 3) rapid; untrammeled; zero growth 4) economic; population growth (zero population growth) 5) (med.) a cancerous, malignant; inoperable; non cancerous, non malignant growth 6) (biology)… …

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  • 19 growth — noun 1 INCREASE IN AMOUNT (U) an increase in amount, size, or degree: efforts to control population growth (+ in): During the 1970 s there was rapid growth in oil production and consumption. | growth rate (=the speed at which something increases… …

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  • 20 growth*/*/*/ — [grəʊθ] noun 1) [singular/U] an increase in the number, size, or importance of something We are entering a period of rapid population growth.[/ex] The annual rate of growth was 12 per cent.[/ex] the growth of the economy in the 19th century[/ex]… …

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