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outgrowthnoun [C]

uk   /ˈaʊt.ɡrəʊθ/  us   /ˈaʊt.ɡroʊθ/
specialized biology a growth on the outside of an animal or plant: Antlers are the bony outgrowths on the heads of deer.
a result or development: This policy is just an outgrowth of earlier decisions.
(Definition of outgrowth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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outgrowthnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈɑʊtˌɡroʊθ/
a result or further development of something: The new emphasis on science teaching is an outgrowth of a report that criticized the way science had been taught.
(Definition of outgrowth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “outgrowth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 长出物, 旁枝, 结果…
in Chinese (Traditional) 長出物, 旁枝, 結果…
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