Definition of no-growth in US English:

no-growth

adjective

  • Involving or exhibiting no growth. Also (in later use) of a policy, group, etc.: restricting, or advocating the restriction of, the growth of an economy, population, urban area, etc., especially on environmental grounds.

noun

  • The policy or practice of restricting (especially economic) growth.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Journal of Animal Ecology. From no + growth.

Pronunciation

no-growth

/ˈnəʊɡrəʊθ/