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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theygrow in
he/she/itgrows in
present participlegrowing in
past tensegrew in
past participlegrown in
  1. grow in something to begin to have more of a particular quality
    She was growing in confidence every day.
    The area has gradually grown in importance.
    grow in popularity: In recent years cycling has grown in popularity.
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