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"exponential" in British English

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exponentialadjective

uk   /ˌek.spəˈnen.ʃəl/  us   /ˌek.spoʊˈnen.ʃəl/
exponentially
adverb uk   /ˌek.spəˈnen.ʃəl.i/  us   /ˌek.spoʊˈnen.ʃəl.i/ formal
Malthus wrote about the risks involved in the world's population increasing exponentially.
(Definition of exponential from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"exponential" in American English

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exponentialadjective

 /ˌek·spəˈnen·ʃəl/
exponential equation mathematics
An exponential equation is an equation (= mathematical statement) in which the variable (= letter or symbol) appears in an exponent.
(Definition of exponential from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"exponential" in Business English

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exponentialadjective

uk   us   /ˌekspəʊˈnentʃəl/
becoming quicker and quicker: We are looking for exponential growth in our investment. There has been an exponential increase in sales since the new advertising campaign began.
exponentially
adverb /ˌekspəˈnenʃəli/  us /-spoʊ-/ formal
Our business is growing exponentially.
(Definition of exponential from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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