Meaning of GROWTH in English
( n. )
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's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012