verb (used with or without object), pro·lif·er·at·ed, pro·lif·er·at·ing.
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The challenge is evaluating the implications of the ones that do proliferate.
As variants have proliferated in Europe, some countries that had kept their schools open through the worst of the pandemic are now closing them.Chicago reaches deal with teachers to reopen school buildings|Moriah Balingit|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
Caused by the salmonella bacteria, the disease has proliferated across the Northwest from British Columbia down to Northern California.
That the Chagos Archipelago is so remote and well-protected—commercial fishing is banned there—may also help these underwater cultures evolve and proliferate, Bayley said.Octopuses Find New Hunting Buddies - Issue 95: Escape|Brandon Keim|January 28, 2021|Nautilus
AP tests, which are longer and include free-response questions, have proliferated in recent years.College Board is scrapping SAT’s optional essay and subject tests|Nick Anderson|January 19, 2021|Washington Post
Then build a business model and systems that allow that technology to proliferate.
But when whole careers are now staked on micro-sized melodies and formulaic rhythms, the lawsuits are bound to proliferate.
People with great photography skills can all of a sudden proliferate their images.CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Finalists Announced; Beyoncé Wears Nothing But Glitter|The Fashion Beast Team|July 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, though, explanations for his absence—ranging from plausible to wild and wacky—continue to proliferate.China Roiled by Rumors and Questions About Absent Heir Apparent Xi Jinping|Melinda Liu|September 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Yet in a world where content has and continues to proliferate, what edge does Yahoo have?Yahoo Aims to Achieve Turnaround Dream With Hire of Marissa Mayer|Zachary Karabell|July 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The cells of this hypertrophied portion show a great tendency to proliferate and produce new nerve structure.Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
What is the nature of the "life" in the parasitic sarcomatous tissue which has been seen to proliferate for a short time in vitro?The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley
Free zones, off shore havens, off shore banking and transhipment ports proliferate, from Macedonia to Archangelsk.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin