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English definition of “grow into something ”

grow into something

(DEVELOP) phrasal verb with grow    /ɡroʊ/ verb (past tense grew  /ɡru/, past participle grown  /ɡroʊn/)
to become a more completely developed type of person or thing: We want these children to grow into responsible adults. Founded by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, Kitimat grew into a sawmill town.
(Definition of grow into something (DEVELOP) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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