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Definition of Growth


  1. The process of growing; the gradual increase of an animal or a vegetable body; the development from a seed, germ, or root, to full size or maturity; increase in size, number, frequency, strength, etc.; augmentation; advancement; production; prevalence or influence; as, the growth of trade; the growth of power; the growth of intemperance. Idle weeds are fast in growth.
  2. That which has grown or is growing; anything produced; product; consequence; effect; result.

Growth Quotations

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
Benjamin Franklin

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
Napoleon Hill

Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.
James Cash Penney

Sometimes we may ask God for success, and He gives us physical and mental stamina. We might plead for prosperity, and we receive enlarged perspective and increased patience, or we petition for growth and are blessed with the gift of grace. He may bestow upon us conviction and confidence as we strive to achieve worthy goals.
David A. Bednar

It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.
William J. Clinton
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Growth Translations

growth in Dutch is groei, ontwikkeling, wasdom
growth in French is accroissement, croissance
growth in German is Entwicklung, Wachstum, Wachstum
growth in Italian is evoluzione, sviluppo
growth in Latin is auctus, autus, incrementum
growth in Norwegian is vekst, svulst
growth in Portuguese is crescimento
growth in Spanish is incremento, evolucion, medra, aumento
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