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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (increasing)
a. creciente
Visual pollution is a growing problem in several cities.La contaminación visual es un problema creciente en varias ciudades.
2. (children)
a. en edad de crecimiento
You need to eat a lot of fruit and vegetables because you are a growing girl.Necesitas comer muchas frutas y verduras porque eres una niña en edad de crecimiento.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (child)
a. en edad de crecer
2. (town, population)
a. creciente, en crecimiento
3. (debt, discontent)
a. creciente
there was a growing fear that…se extendía el temor de que…
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (fig)
growing painsdificultades fpl del desarrollo
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growing [ˈɡrəʊɪŋ]
1 (developing) (Bot) (Agr) [+crop, plant] que está creciendo
they provide a wonderfully rich source of food for growing plants a spring festival of warding off disease from the growing crops
[+child] en edad de crecimiento
there wasn't enough to feed a growing family/population
2 (expanding, increasing) [+business] en fase de desarrollo; [+friendship] creciente; [+population, family] creciente
a growing business Israeli officials also worry about the growing friendship between the US and modern Arab countries the people who knew them noticed the growing friendship between them
there is growing concern that he won't be found alive cada vez es mayor la preocupación de no encontrarlo con vida
there is a growing demand for this service está aumentando la demanda de este servicio
with growing horror we realized that ... cada vez más horrorizados, nos dimos cuenta de que ...
a growing number of refugees un número creciente or cada vez mayor de refugiados
the growing rift between the two countries
I felt a growing sense of unease me sentía cada vez más nervioso
growing pains (n) dolores (m) de crecimiento; problemas (m) iniciales
This process is not without its growing pains Publicly, the campaign describes its troubles as growing pains because the Draft Perot movement is so young Physical pains in an adolescent,such as recurrent backaches, should never be dismissed as simply growing pains BABIES who suddenly become bad-tempered and restless may not be sick # they may simply be suffering growing pains Tom Luce acknowledged that they're having growing pains as the petition movement transforms itself into a real presidential campaign there's some sympathy for this new country's growing pains, but that sympathy is fast wearing out
growing season (n) [of crop] época (f) de cultivo; [of plant] época (f) de crecimiento
plants need to be fed during the growing season A drop of 12 C during the growing season could destroy much of a year's crop The winter aspect of every plant receives as much consideration as its appearance in flower and during the growing season Given a total growing season of only three months, alpines have to be quick about producing flowers The growing season for vines in Europe is mainly from February until the harvest in September/October
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