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English definition of “grow”

grow

verb [I/T] (INCREASE)   /ɡroʊ/ (past tense grew  /ɡru/, past participle grown  /ɡroʊn/)
to increase in size or amount, or to allow or encourage something to increase in size or to become more advanced or developed: [I] The population is growing rapidly. [I] She’s grown a lot since we last saw her. [T] He began to grow a beard. [I] The economy is expected to grow by 2% next year.
(Definition of grow verb (INCREASE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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