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a natural development, product, or result:
to consider truancy an outgrowth of parental neglect.
an additional, supplementary result.
a growing out or forth.
something that grows out; offshoot; excrescence.
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Others see war as an
of relationships among individuals, societies, and governments.
Fertilizers made from animal byproducts are an
of the livestock and fishing industries.
The theory journal was an
of those shifts.
Morals and ethics are an
of the way in which humans interact with each other.
The maker movement is both a response to and an
of digital culture, made possible by the convergence of several trends.
Pinning it on robots gives the feel that this is an inevitable
of progress and an inevitability.
ID is an
of a desire to undermine evolutionary science, which is perceived to be a threat to their religious worldview.
These hives are part of a larger beekeeping movement that's an
of the local-foods movement.
It is considered an
of conceptual art and systems art.
British Dictionary definitions for
a thing growing out of a main body
a development, result, or consequence
the act of growing out
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(...) for eliciting support; heroes pursue success as the outgrowth of inner values.
Self-centeredness is a natural outgrowth of one of the toddler's major concerns: What is me and what...
(...) considered that budgets and budget procedures are the outgrowth of democratic doctrines and...
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