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compound growth rate UK US noun [C] (also compounded growth rate, ABBREVIATION CGR, also compound annual growth rate, abbreviation CAGR)
ECONOMICS, FINANCE the rate at which an economy, investment, company, etc. grows over a period of years, based on growth over the previous year: »

In the 21 years that he has managed Yale's endowment, it has earned a 16.3% compound growth rate.


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