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adjective [only before noun] growing pronunciation in British English /ˈɡrəʊɪŋ/
  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 towards 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 meat.

    fastest growing:

    Europe's fastest growing international airport

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