intergrowth

noun

in·​ter·​growth ˈin-tər-ˌgrōth How to pronounce intergrowth (audio)
: a growing between or together
also : the product of such growth

Examples of intergrowth in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is presumably in part a result of accelerating migration to urban centers and the intergrowth of those centers into larger networks. Tom Yulsman, Discover Magazine, 7 Apr. 2013

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Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of intergrowth was in 1844

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“Intergrowth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intergrowth. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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