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Definition of "rate of growth" []

  • The rate of increase in size per unit time (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "rate of growth" in a sentence
  • "Automation will probably soon begin to slow the rate of growth of the service-and-information-producing labor force a point to which I shall return in the final chapter."
  • "With the junglelike rate of growth here, though, she knew that if she were to stay, she would need help; otherwise the fields and yard would soon heal over with weeds and brush and scrub until the house would disappear in a thicket as completely as the bramble-covered palace of Sleeping Beauty."
  • "Thus, sales to LDCs were expected to grow by about 19% per annum over the next three years, or about five times the rate of growth in non-LDCs."
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