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economic growth

This page is about the collocation economic growth

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

an increase in the size of an economy, or the rate of this

For example

  • The financial crisis caused economic growth to slow down.

  • Rapid economic growth has caused environmental problems in many countries.

Note:
A related collocation is "economic development"

Quick Quiz

If economic growth is slowing down a little, the economy

a. isn't growing at all

b. is becoming smaller

c. isn't growing as fast

Contributor: Matt Errey