Growth

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Growth refers to a positive change in size, often over a period of time. Growth can occur as a stage of maturation or a process toward fullness or fulfillment. It can also perpetuate endlessly, for example, as detailed by some theories of the ultimate fate of the universe.

The quantity can be:

  • Physical (e.g., growth in height, growth in an amount of money)
  • Abtract (e.g., a system becoming more complex, an organism becoming more mature)

It can also refer to the mode of growth, i.e. numeric models for describing how much a particular quantity grows over time.

Biology
Social science
Economy
Mathematical models
Films

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