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  • 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
  • n  a progression from simpler to more complex forms
    the growth of culture
  • n  a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important
    the growth of population
  • n  vegetation that has grown
    a growth of trees
    the only growth was some salt grass
  • n  the gradual beginning or coming forth
  • n  (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
  • n  something grown or growing
    a growth of hair

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


  • Ben Bernanke in Los Angeles Times
    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.
  • Barack Obama in The Associated Press
    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.
  • Richard Clark in Wall Street Journal
    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.

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