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Definition 1: growth by the rapid multiplication of parts - [noun denoting process]

(proliferation is a kind of ...) (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level

"he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"

Definition 2: a rapid increase in number (especially a rapid increase in the number of deadly weapons) - [noun denoting process]

Samples where proliferation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the proliferation of nuclear weapons

(proliferation is a kind of ...) a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important

"the increase in unemployment" "the growth of population"

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