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"organic growth" in British English

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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)

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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)
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