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Definition of proliferate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they proliferate
    he / she / it proliferates
    past simple proliferated
    -ing form proliferating
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  1. 1to increase rapidly in number or amount synonym multiply
  2. 2 Books and articles on the subject have proliferated over the last year.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: proliferate