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growth

noun
 
 
/ɡrəʊθ/ US  /ɡroʊθ/
[U] The growth of a person, animal or plant is its process of increasing in size
成长;生长;发育
A balanced diet is essential for healthy growth.
营养均衡的饮食对于健康发育是不可或缺的。
Plant growth is most noticeable in spring and early summer.
在春天和初夏之时植物长势最为明显。
Becoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
[U] an increase in the size or the importance of something
增多;增强;增长;增大
The government is trying to limit population growth.
政府正在努力控制人口增长。
The rapid growth of opposition to the plan has surprised the council.
反对这一计划的势力突然激增,让政务委员会惊诧不已。
Electronic publishing is a growth area (= an area of activity that is increasing in size and developing quickly).
电子出版业是一个正在发展壮大的产业。
Becoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
[C] a lump (= solid mass) growing on the outside or inside of a person, animal or plant which is caused by a disease
(疾病引起的体内或体外的)肿块,肿瘤,赘生物
a cancerous growth on the liver
肝脏上的恶性肿瘤
Swellings and lumps
[C or U] something which has grown
生长物;长成物;产物
Graham came back from holiday with a week's growth of beard on his chin.
格雷厄姆度假回来了,下巴上的胡子一星期都没有刮。
Hair
(Definition of growth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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