nogrowth

no-growth

[adj. noh-grohth; n. noh-grohth]
adjective
1.
failing to or unlikely to grow; showing a lack of progress or development: a no-growth industry.
2.
restricting or prohibiting growth or expansion: a no-growth policy; no-growth rulings.
noun
3.
a policy or practice of curtailing growth, expansion, or development: After expanding too rapidly, the city is now in favor of no-growth.

Origin:
1970–75

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