organic growth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “organic growth” in the English Dictionary

"organic growth" in British English

See all translations

organic growthnoun [U]

uk   us  
If a ​companyexperiencesorganicgrowth, it ​developsits own ​businessinstead of ​buying other ​companies: Our ​futuredevelopment will be ​achieved by ​organicgrowthrather than acquisitions of other ​companies.
(Definition of organic growth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"organic growth" in Business English

See all translations

organic growthnoun [U]

uk   us   (also internal growth)
MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE the ​increase in a company's ​sales and ​profits that is a ​result of ​developing its own ​businessactivities, rather than ​buying other ​companies: Volumes ​rose 27% last ​year, ​including 20% ​organicgrowth. Thanks to its ​strategy of both acquisitions and ​organicgrowth, 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 ​organicgrowth and on ​returningmoney to ​shareholders.
(Definition of organic growth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of organic growth?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

float

a large vehicle with a flat surface that is decorated and used in festivals

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More