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- n. the rate of increase in size per unit time
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Automation will probably soon begin to slow the rate of growth of the service-and-information-producing labor force a point to which I shall return in the final chapter.
With the junglelike rate of growth here, though, she knew that if she were to stay, she would need help; otherwise the fields and yard would soon heal over with weeds and brush and scrub until the house would disappear in a thicket as completely as the bramble-covered palace of Sleeping Beauty.
Slower agricultural growth was perceived as one of the main reasons why the GDP’s rate of growth declined from an 8% yearly average since 1973 to around 5% for 1977.
This changes, perhaps, the rate of growth of the embryonic primordium of the jaw.
Thus, sales to LDCs were expected to grow by about 19% per annum over the next three years, or about five times the rate of growth in non-LDCs.