Meaning of GROWING in English


[adjective] [not gradable]Something that is growing is increasing in size or quantity.A growing percentage of the population are taking holidays abroad.There is a growing awareness of the seriousness of this disease.A growing boy needs nourishment.Growing pains are pains felt by young people in the bones or joints of their legs, which are commonly believed to be the result of some bones growing much faster than others.Growing pains are also emotional difficulties or confusion experienced by a young person nearing adulthood.If an organization has growing pains, it experiences temporary difficulties when it first starts or when it develops a new area of activity.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.