Definition of outgrowth noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈaʊtɡrəʊθ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtɡroʊθ//
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  1. 1(specialist) a thing that grows out of something else The eye first appears as a cup-shaped outgrowth from the brain.
  2. 2(formal) a natural development or result of something The law was an outgrowth of the 2008 presidential election.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: outgrowth