Translation of "growth" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

growth

noun uk us /ɡrəʊθ/ US  /ɡroʊθ/

[ U ] The growth of a person, animal or plant is its process of increasing in size

成長;生長;發育
A balanced diet is essential for healthy growth. 營養均衡的飲食對於健康發育是不可或缺的。
Plant growth is most noticeable in spring and early summer. 在春天和初夏之時, 植物的生長最為明顯。

[ U ] an increase in the size or the importance of something

增多;增強;增長;增大
The government is trying to limit population growth. 政府正在努力控制人口增長。
The rapid growth of opposition to the plan has surprised the council. 反對這一計劃的勢力突然激增,讓政務委員會驚詫不已。
Electronic publishing is a growth area (= an area of activity that is increasing in size and developing quickly). 電子出版業是一個正在發展壯大的產業。

[ C ] a lump (= solid mass) growing on the outside or inside of a person, animal or plant which is caused by a disease

(疾病引起的體內或體外的)腫塊,腫瘤,贅生物
a cancerous growth on the liver 肝臟上的惡性腫瘤

[ C or U ] something which has grown

生長物;長成物;產物
Graham came back from holiday with a week's growth of beard on his chin. 格拉漢姆渡假回來了,下巴上的鬍子一星期都沒有刮。

(Translation of “growth” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)