anti-growth

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growth (grōth)
n.

  1. The process of growing.

  2. Full development; maturity.

  3. An increase, as in size, number, value, or strength.

  4. Something that grows or has grown.

  5. An abnormal mass of tissue, such as a tumor, growing in or on an organism.

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