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economic growth

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Definition of economic growth in English:

noun

[mass noun]
An increase in the amount of goods and services produced per head of the population over a period of time: he believes that creativity holds the key to economic growth
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  • Today, that same country has enjoyed three decades of the most unparalleled economic growth.
  • A huge literature has sprung up arguing that economic growth has to be checked in some way.
  • Behind the promotion of enterprise culture lies a mystical idea of productivity and economic growth.

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