Meaning of GROWTH in English
noun that which has grown or is growing; anything produced; product; consequence; effect; result.
2. growth ·noun 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, frequency, strength, ·etc.; augmentation; advancement; production; prevalence or influence; as, the growth of trade; the growth of power; the growth of intemperance. idle weeds are fast in growth.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012