growth growth  /ˈɡroʊθ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
  2. (n) a progression from simpler to more complex forms
  3. (n) a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important
  4. (n) vegetation that has grown
  5. (n) the gradual beginning or coming forth
  6. (n) (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
  7. (n) something grown or growing

Usage(s):

  1. After decades of rapid economic growth, Asia's environment is at a tipping point.
  2. IN biology, growth is a distinguishing mark of life; in economics it has long seemed the sine qua non of the good life.
  3. Analysis: New growth figures raise fears of inflation, but the consensus remains that China can avoid a hard landing.

News

  1. Growth group to move out of Gwinnett

    Council for Quality Growth sets up office inthe Perimeter area to reflect expansion to metro area.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

  2. Growth continues at Prairie Farms

    In keeping up its continued growth record Prairie Farms, doing business as LuVel Dairy Products, is making some additions to its operation in an effort to increase efficiency and production, according to General Manager Jimmy Briscoe.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Star-Herald

  3. ECRI Growth Rate Slows to Lowest Pace Since Early January

    ECRI Growth Rate Slows to Lowest Pace Since Early January
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. The Fed "will strongly resist an erosion of longer-term inflation expectations, as an unanchoring of those expectations would be destabilizing for growth as well as for inflation," Bernanke said.
    on Feb 2, 2006 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "Export growth leads to job growth and economic growth," Obama said as he named 18 business, labor and government leaders to a new export advisory council.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Associated Press

  3. "These changes are crucial to drive future growth and realize the promise of being a global health care leader for the long term," Chairman and Chief Executive Richard T. Clark said in a press release.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Richard Clark Source: Wall Street Journal

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