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growth

growth

 
 
pronunciation:
groth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the process of growing.
Teenagers experience rapid growth.That town had a large growth in population during the 1990s.
synonyms:
cultivation, enlargement, expansion, production, rise
antonyms:
decline, decrease
similar words:
advance, development, evolution, extension, multiplication, progress
definition 2: that which has grown.
A growth of weeds is taking over the garden.
synonyms:
cultivation, expansion, production
similar words:
development, extension, multiplication
definition 3: an area of tissue that is not normal.
The doctor removed a growth from my arm.
synonyms:
tumor
similar words:
cancer, cyst, mass, polyp
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