Meaning of “growth” - Learner’s Dictionary

growth

noun us uk /ɡrəʊθ/
Extra Examples
a product which inhibits the growth of harmful bacteriarapid growthsteady economic growthCutting back plants will encourage growth.The growth of the Internet has changed the way we work.
GROWING [ U, no plural ]

B2 the process of growing, increasing, or developing:

population growth
A balanced diet is essential for healthy growth.
DISEASE [ C ]

something that grows on your skin or inside your body, that should not be there

(Definition of “growth” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)