Translation of growth in Spanish:

growth

Pronunciation: /grəʊθ/

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable 1.1 (of animals, plants, humans) crecimiento (masculine) 1.2 (personal development) crecimiento (masculine) personal
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    • It generates a sense of wellbeing and energy and is a powerful tool for personal development and spiritual growth.
    • They should also benefit from broader opportunities for personal growth and development.
    • The above concepts are useful to guide personal growth and development.
  • 3 3.1 uncountable/no numerable (what grows) prune away the dead branches to make way for the new growth pode las ramas secas para dejar crecer los brotes nuevos several days' growth of beard una barba de varios días 3.2 countable/numerable [Medicine/Medicina] bulto (masculine), tumor (masculine)
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    • This is the start of a cancerous growth, or cancer tumour.
    • Often called the silent killer, colon cancer is believed to begin when polyps or small benign growths evolve into cancer.
    • Fibroids are benign growths (not cancer) in the muscular wall of the uterus.

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