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growing

adjective [only before noun]
 
 
/ˈɡrəʊɪŋ/
increasing in size or quantity: There is a growing awareness of the importance of recycling. We have had to hire five more employees to meet growing demand.
Translations of “growing”
in Korean 증가하는…
in Arabic مُتزايد…
in Portuguese crescente…
in Catalan creixent…
in Japanese 増大している, 増加している…
in Italian crescente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 增多的, 增強的, 增長的…
in Russian увеличивающийся, возрастающий…
in Turkish büyüyen, artan, gelişen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 增多的, 增强的, 增长的…
in Polish rosnący…
(Definition of growing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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