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08:40 Apr 10, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: CRECIMIENTO VEGETATITVO
it was found in an Economics context
Lucila Cereijo

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napassive growth
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh



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veg·e·ta·tive [véjj tàytiv ] adjective

1. concerned with plants: relating to, involving, typical of, or like vegetation, plants, or plant growth

2. involving growth, not sexual reproduction: relating to, involving, or typical of processes in the maintenance or growth and development of an organism, rather than sexual reproduction

3. reproducing from body cells of parent: used to describe a method of reproduction, especially in plants, in which new individuals originate from the body cells of the parent rather than from specialized sex cells. Organs of vegetative reproduction in plants include bulbs, corms, tubers, and rhizomes.

4. dull or inactive: dull, inactive, and undemanding in lifestyle

5. offensive term: an offensive term meaning that normal functions are reduced or absent because of injury to the brain

veg·e·ta·tive·ly adverb
veg·e·ta·tive·ness noun

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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 11:09
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 219
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passive growth

in an economic context.

Local time: 20:09
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645

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