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outgrowth

out·growth

outgrowth

 
pronunciation:
aUt groth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: that which develops or results from something.
Her new career is an outgrowth of a former hobby.
synonyms:
consequence, effect, fruit, outcome, product, result
similar words:
conclusion, derivative, descendant, development, end, upshot
definition 2: that which grows out of something; offshoot.
synonyms:
offshoot, protuberance, sprout
similar words:
bud, descendant, excrescence, knob, limb, node, projection
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