HyperDic: proliferation

English > 2 senses of the word proliferation:
NOUNprocessproliferationgrowth by the rapid multiplication of parts
processproliferationa rapid increase / increase in number (especially a rapid increase / increase in the number of deadly weapons)
proliferation > pronunciation
Soundsprow.lihferey'shahn
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English > proliferation: 2 senses > noun 1, process
Meaninggrowth by the rapid multiplication of parts.
Broadergrowth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
Spanishproliferación
Catalanproliferació
Verbsproliferategrow rapidly
proliferatecause to grow or increase / increase rapidly
English > proliferation: 2 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningA rapid increase / increase in number (especially a rapid increase / increase in the number of deadly weapons).
Example"the proliferation of nuclear weapons"
Broaderincrease, increment, growthA process of becoming larger / larger or longer or more numerous or more important
Oppositenonproliferation, non-proliferationThe prevention of something increasing or spreading (especially the prevention of an increase / increase in the number of countries possessing nuclear weapons)
Spanishproliferación
Verbsproliferategrow rapidly
proliferatecause to grow or increase / increase rapidly

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