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5 entries found for growth.
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Main Entry: growth
Pronunciation: primarystressgromacrth
Function: noun
1 a : stage or condition reached in growing : SIZE <the dog hasn't reached full growth> b : a process of growing especially through an increase in size or amount <a growth of wealth> <good nutrition promotes growth> <growth of a crystal> c : a process of developing <the growth of civilization>
2 : a result or product of growing <covered with a growth of mold> <a thick growth of underbrush>
3 : an abnormal mass of tissue (as a tumor or wart)

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