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1 an abnormal mass of tissue
  • found a growth on the dog's neck under her collar

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2 the act or process of going from the simple or basic to the complex or advanced
  • the growth of the gambling industry into an economic mainstay in some locations

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3 the process of becoming mature
  • her reflections and mature behavior certainly demonstrate just how much emotional growth took place last summer

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The first known use of growth was in 1557

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“Growth.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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