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English definition of “growth-oriented”

growth-oriented

adjective     /ˌɡrəʊθˈɔː.ri.en.tɪd/ US  /ˌɡroʊθˈɔːr.i.en.t̬ɪd/
used to describe companies that intend to get bigger: We have just bought our biggest competitor: we are an aggressive, growth-oriented company.Mergers and takeoversGreedy used to describe investments that increase in value, rather than those that pay high dividends or interest: growth-oriented technology stocks → Compare income-orientedFinancial investments and the stock market
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