Synonyms for development

Grammar : Noun
Spell : dih-vel-uhp-muhnt
Phonetic Transcription : dɪˈvɛl əp mənt

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Définition of development

Origin :
  • 1756, "an unfolding;" see develop + -ment. Of property, with the sense "bringing out the latent possibilities," from 1885 (Pickering's glossary of Americanisms, 1816, has betterments "The improvements made on new lands, by cultivation, and the erection of buildings, &c."). Meaning "state of economic advancement" is from 1902. Meaning "advancement through progressive stages" is 1836.
  • noun growth
  • noun happening, incident
Example sentences :
  • While he was adjusting this development, another knock came on his door.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • For him these years were a period of mental growth, of transition, of development.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • In our present stage of development we could hardly do without them.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • The development of living ideals is not in an atmosphere of cynicism.
  • Extract from : « The Call of the Twentieth Century » by David Starr Jordan
  • Travel and new experiences were necessary to the development of his mind.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • Yet not so much a slave to it, she distinguished, as to Martin's absorption in its development.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • If the singer isn't celebrated, just say that she shows promise of development!
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • In every development this writer shows that a special stamp may be found.
  • Extract from : « In the Heart of Vosges » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • He has been pre-eminent in the establishment and development of institutions.
  • Extract from : « The Bay State Monthly, Vol. 1, Issue 1. » by Various
  • They were early actors in the settlement and development of Ohio.
  • Extract from : « Cleveland Past and Present » by Maurice Joblin

Antonyms for development

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