Meaning of GROWTH in English
n. 25B6; noun
population growth : INCREASE, expansion, augmentation, proliferation, multiplication, enlargement, mushrooming, snowballing, rise, escalation, build-up.
the growth of plants : DEVELOPMENT, maturation, growing, germination, sprouting; blooming.
the marked growth of local enterprises : EXPANSION, extension, development, progress, advance, advancement, headway, spread; rise, success, boom, upturn, upswing.
a growth on his jaw : TUMOUR, malignancy, cancer; lump, excrescence, outgrowth, swelling, nodule; cyst, polyp.
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