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organic growth

noun [U]
 
 
(also internal growth)
MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE the increase in a company's sales and profits that is a result of developing its own business activities, rather than buying other companies: Volumes rose 27% last year, including 20% organic growth. Thanks to its strategy of both acquisitions and organic growth, the company has expanded greatly in the past three years.concentrate on/focus on/sustain organic growth Future plans have been outlined that focus on organic growth and on returning money to shareholders. → Compare external growth
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