outgrowth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “outgrowth” in the English Dictionary

"outgrowth" in British English

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outgrowthnoun [C]

uk   /ˈaʊt.ɡrəʊθ/  us   /-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 ​earlierdecisions.
(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 ​scienceteaching 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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