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growth

growth

 
pronunciation:
groth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the process of growing.
Many teenagers experience rapid growth.That town had a large growth in population during the 1990s.
synonyms:
production
antonyms:
decrease
similar words:
development, extension, multiplication, progress
definition 2: an area of tissue that is not normal.
The doctor removed a growth from my arm.
similar words:
cancer, mass
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