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Best word in this sentence?

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Best word in this sentence?

Postby PoojEng » Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:59 am


I was wondering which word suit the most in this sentence. Initially it was 'growing economic growth'. I can't think of a better word than 'rising' or 'increasing'. Please help.

"The answer can be found in the country's rising/increasing economic growth since reforms were introduced in 1991."

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Re: Best word in this sentence?

Postby Alan » Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:06 am

Suggest 'increased' - passive in form but active in meaning.
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