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Development — synonyms, development antonyms, definition

1. development (Noun)

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Advent accumulation advance affair appearance arrangement augmentation betterment circumstance constitution creation crystallisation crystallization cultivation developing discipline disclosure drill elaboration emergence • • •
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development (Noun) — Act of improving by expanding, enlarging or refining. ex. "he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency" ex. "they funded research and development"

development (Noun) — A process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage). ex. "the development of his ideas took many years" ex. "the slow development of her skill as a writer"

development (Noun) — (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level. ex. "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"

development (Noun) — A recent event that has some relevance for the present situation. ex. "recent developments in Iraq" ex. "what a revolting development!"

development (Noun) — The act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful. ex. "the development of Alaskan resources"

development (Noun) — A district that has been developed to serve some purpose. ex. "such land is practical for small park developments"

development (Noun) — (chess) a state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess). ex. "after he saw the latest development he changed his mind and became a supporter" ex. "in chess your should take care of your development before moving your queen"

development (Noun) — Processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible. ex. "the development and printing of his pictures took only two hours"

development (Noun) — (music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes are developed and elaborated.

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alteration biological process change district dominion employment exercise improvement melioration modification organic process physical process process processing section subdivision territorial dominion territory usage use • • •
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advancement amelogenesis angiogenesis anthesis apposition assibilation auxesis blossoming broadening caenogenesis cainogenesis capitalisation capitalization cenogenesis cohesion commercialisation commercialization complexity complication cultivation • • •
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