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    growth - Dictionary definition and meaning for word growth

    Definition
    (noun) (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 Sentence
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
    Definition
    (noun) a progression from simpler to more complex forms
    Example Sentence
    • the growth of culture
    Definition
    (noun) a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important
    Synonyms : increase , increment
    Example Sentence
    • the increase in unemployment
    • the growth of population
    Definition
    (noun) vegetation that has grown
    Example Sentence
    • a growth of trees
    • the only growth was some salt grass
    Definition
    (noun) the gradual beginning or coming forth
    Synonyms : emergence , outgrowth
    Example Sentence
    • figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece
    Definition
    (noun) (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor) Definition
    (noun) something grown or growing
    Example Sentence
    • a growth of hair
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