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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Growth by the rapid multiplication of parts; A rapid increase in number (especially a rapid increase in the number of deadly weapons).

Usage examples (37)
  • The proliferation of nuclear weapons
  • I personally do whatever I can to avoid having to pronounce the word proliferation.
  • The NP delegation also expressed concern at what it called a proliferation of human rights institutions with no co-ordination mechanisms.
  • Analysis of long-term proliferation in T58A stem cells. for more
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