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Definition of outgrowth noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(technology) 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 last presidential election.
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