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as the title asks What does growing from strength to strength mean ?
A Google search yields meaning for the word strength and not the phrase. [It would be great if somebody can provide URL/search engine for looking for the meaning of such phrases]

Context

During my own lifetime our popular cinema has auspiciously grown from strength to strength

Source : Acceptance speech at the Brisbane Doctorate ceremony

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Can you give the context of where you saw this? Edit your question to add it. –  Mitch Oct 23 '11 at 16:49
    
I have now, looks like its not "exactly the right usage" (it should be gone from strength to strength, but I am not 100% sure about that. –  Sudhi Oct 23 '11 at 17:00

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http://www.google.com/search?q=define+from+strength+to+strength

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http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/144200.html

Meaning

Progress from one success to another higher level of success. Origin

From the Miles Coverdale's Version of the Bible, Psalms 84:7:

They go from strength to strength and so the God of Gods apeareth vnto the in Sion.
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thanks, I never thought of using define tag for phrases. –  Sudhi Oct 23 '11 at 17:01

I think the customary phrase is going from strength to strength, rather that growing... (the former phrase is the one I hear more often and has four times as many Google results, for what that's worth).

Other than that I can't add anything to mplungjan's answer.

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I have provided the context, so it looks like it is (accidental, if my assume) wrong usage, but the meaning is the same –  Sudhi Oct 23 '11 at 17:03

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