Definitions for PROLIFERATION

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. proliferation(noun)

    growth by the rapid multiplication of parts

  2. proliferation(noun)

    a rapid increase in number (especially a rapid increase in the number of deadly weapons)

    "the proliferation of nuclear weapons"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. proliferation(Noun)

    The process by which an organism produces others of its kind; breeding, propagation, procreation, reproduction.

  2. proliferation(Noun)

    The act of increasing or rising; augmentation, amplification, enlargement, escalation, aggrandizement.

  3. proliferation(Noun)

    The result of building up; buildup, accretion.

  4. proliferation(Noun)

    The spread of biochemical, nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction to countries not originally involved in developing them.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Proliferation(noun)

    the continuous development of cells in tissue formation; cell formation

  2. Proliferation(noun)

    the production of numerous zooids by budding, especially when buds arise from other buds in succession

Dictionary of Military and Associated TermsRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. proliferation

    The transfer of weapons of mass destruction, related materials, technology, and expertise from suppliers to hostile state or non-state actors.


Translations for PROLIFERATION

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  • Sprossung, Verbreitung, Zunahme, Knospung, Vergrößerung, VerstärkungGerman
  • lisääntyminenFinnish
  • proliférationFrench
  • proliferazioneItalian
  • 増殖Japanese
  • rozprzestrzenieniePolish
  • распространение, рост, увеличение, пролиферация, размножениеRussian
  • пролифера́ција, proliferácijaSerbo-Croatian
  • dviganje, širjenje, večanje, razmnoževanjeSlovene
  • förökningSwedish

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