[ adjective noh-grohth; noun noh-grohth ]
/ adjective ˈnoʊˌgroʊθ; noun ˈnoʊˈgroʊθ /
failing to or unlikely to grow; showing a lack of progress or development: a no-growth industry.
restricting or prohibiting growth or expansion: a no-growth policy; no-growth rulings.
a policy or practice of curtailing growth, expansion, or development: After expanding too rapidly, the city is now in favor of no-growth.
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Origin of no-growth
First recorded in 1970–75
Words nearby no-growth
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