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outgrowth

[out-grohth] /ˈaʊtˌgroʊθ/
noun
1.
a natural development, product, or result:
to consider truancy an outgrowth of parental neglect.
2.
an additional, supplementary result.
3.
a growing out or forth.
4.
something that grows out; offshoot; excrescence.
Origin of outgrowth
1830-1840
1830-40; out- + growth
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outgrowth

/ˈaʊtˌɡrəʊθ/
noun
1.
a thing growing out of a main body
2.
a development, result, or consequence
3.
the act of growing out
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Word Origin and History for outgrowth
n.

1837, from out (adv.) + growth. Figurative sense "natural product" is earlier (1828).

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