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growth

noun [C/U]  us   /ɡroʊθ/
the process of developing or of increasing in size: [U] Plant growth is most noticeable in spring. [U] His budget is designed to promote economic growth in this country. A growth is also tissue growing on the outside or inside of a person, animal, or plant which is caused by a disease.
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