Associations to the word «Proliferation»
PROLIFERATION, noun. (uncountable) The process by which an organism produces others of its kind; breeding, propagation, procreation, reproduction.
PROLIFERATION, noun. (countable) The act of increasing or rising; augmentation, amplification, enlargement, escalation, aggrandizement.
PROLIFERATION, noun. (countable) The result of building up; buildup, accretion.
PROLIFERATION, noun. (uncountable) The spread of biochemical, nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction to countries not originally involved in developing them.
PROLIFERATION, noun. Growth by the rapid multiplication of parts.
PROLIFERATION, noun. A rapid increase in number (especially a rapid increase in the number of deadly weapons); "the proliferation of nuclear weapons".
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