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adjective [only before noun] growing pronunciation in American English /ˈɡroʊɪŋ/
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  1. 1
    a growing feeling or situation is starting to exist more often, and is becoming more important or serious
    She sensed my growing apprehension.
    There is growing public concern over the effects of this policy.
    growing trend: the growing trend toward fitness
  2. 2
    used for describing things that are becoming greater in size or amount
    the growing popularity of the Internet
    a growing number of: A growing number of people are choosing to eat less red meat.
    fastest growing: the country’s fastest growing international airport


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