Pronunciation: ( —adj.nō'grōth"; —n.nō'grōth'),[key] —adj. 1. failing to or unlikely to grow; showing a lack of progress or development: a no-growth industry. 2. restricting or prohibiting growth or expansion: a no-growth policy; no-growth rulings.
—n. a policy or practice of curtailing growth, expansion, or development: After expanding too rapidly, the city is now in favor of no-growth.