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1. proliferation

noun. ['ˌproʊlɪfɝˈeɪʃən'] growth by the rapid multiplication of parts.

Synonyms

  • maturation
  • ontogeny
  • ontogenesis
  • growing
  • development

Antonyms

  • cenogenesis
  • palingenesis
  • narrowing
  • wellness

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • proliferate (English)

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Rhymes with Proliferation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with proliferation


1. Noun, singular or mass
The proliferation of benefits is actually one reason why wages seem not to budge for a lot of professions.

Quotes about proliferation


1. I am suggesting that the radical of poetry lies not in theresolution of doubts but in their proliferation
- C.D. Wright, Cooling Time: An American Poetry Vigil

2. non-proliferation

noun. ['nɑːnprɔˌlɪfɝˈeɪʃən'] the prevention of something increasing or spreading (especially the prevention of an increase in the number of countries possessing nuclear weapons).

Synonyms

  • prevention
  • bar

Antonyms

  • free
  • allow
  • permit

3. proliferation

noun. ['ˌproʊlɪfɝˈeɪʃən'] a rapid increase in number (especially a rapid increase in the number of deadly weapons).

Synonyms

  • increase
  • growth

Antonyms

  • non-proliferation
  • decrement
  • nonproliferation

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • proliferate (English)
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