Meaning of GROWTH in English
n. 1 the act or process of growing. 2 an increase in size or value. 3 something that has grown or is growing. 4 Med. a morbid formation. 5 the cultivation of produce. 6 a crop or yield of grapes. full growth the size ultimately attained; maturity. growth hormone Biol. a substance which stimulates the growth of a plant or animal. growth industry an industry that is developing rapidly. growth stock etc. stock etc. that tends to increase in capital value rather than yield high income.
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012