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English definition of “external growth”

external growth

noun [U]
 
 
(also inorganic growth)
the increase in a company's sales and profits that is a result of buying other companies or of forming a business relationship with them : External growth is the quickest way for a company to increase its value. → Compare organic growth
(Definition of external growth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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