Synonyms for developments

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

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Définition of developments

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 :
  • There were no other developments of note in the practice of printing during the 18th century.
  • Extract from : « Why Bewick Succeeded » by Jacob Kainen
  • By the way, are there any developments in the matter of the loan from Mr. Cobb?
  • Extract from : « Thankful's Inheritance » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "I don't exactly know what you mean by developments," she said.
  • Extract from : « Galusha the Magnificent » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Social duties, rightly done, are one of the developments of soul.
  • Extract from : « Three Addresses to Girls at School » by James Maurice Wilson
  • But this was not the most remarkable part of the developments.
  • Extract from : « Electricity for Boys » by J. S. Zerbe
  • The game had its value in helping on the developments of their future.
  • Extract from : « A Pair of Blue Eyes » by Thomas Hardy
  • There is also a remarkable similarity in the developments and applications of the idea.
  • Extract from : « Jesus the Christ » by James Edward Talmage
  • The developments of the next week or two will be matters for the historian.
  • Extract from : « The Citizen-Soldier » by John Beatty
  • Then I am considering two developments; in fact, I have decided on the first.
  • Extract from : « The Pit Prop Syndicate » by Freeman Wills Crofts
  • What, then, were the developments which met with his stern opposition?
  • Extract from : « William Pitt and the Great War » by John Holland Rose

Antonyms for developments

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