economic growth

This page is about the collocation economic growth

collocation pattern: adjective + noun


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.

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
a) isn't growing at all b) is becoming smaller c) isn't growing as fast

Contributor: Matt Errey