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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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.