Definition of economic growth in English:

economic growth

noun

  • [mass noun] An increase in the amount of goods and services produced per head of the population over a period of time.

    ‘he believes that creativity holds the key to economic growth’
    • ‘The strong economic growth in the late 1980s and early 1990s has contributed to major changes in consumer purchases and consumption patterns.’
    • ‘The 1950s was a period of extraordinary economic growth in Ontario.’
    • ‘To sustain economic growth, and global competitiveness Singapore needs to constantly renew and upgrade its workforce.’
    • ‘The human cost of the rapid economic growth of the Asian Tiger economies is the background of the film.’
    • ‘The social and cultural obstacles to accelerated economic growth are immense.’
    • ‘There is hardly any discussion of how to deal with global warming while generating substantial economic growth at the same time.’
    • ‘What the billions of people who live in the world's poorer countries need is rapid economic growth.’
    • ‘Most job losses have been fully or partially offset by economic growth and job gains in other sectors.’
    • ‘The idea of trying to promote rapid economic growth for the benefit of humanity is entirely alien to the supporters of sustainability.’
    • ‘Behind the promotion of enterprise culture lies a mystical idea of productivity and economic growth.’
    • ‘Successful cooperatives will generate income for farmers and directly contribute to economic growth.’
    • ‘Clearly, not everyone views the consequences of economic growth in the same way.’
    • ‘Today, that same country has enjoyed three decades of the most unparalleled economic growth.’
    • ‘A huge literature has sprung up arguing that economic growth has to be checked in some way.’
    • ‘Nature has sometimes been destroyed as a side-effect of economic growth.’