development

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /dəˈvɛləpmənt/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
development

Plural
developments

  1. Developing; growth
    The development of this story has been slow.
    The organism has reached an important part in its development.
  2. (countable) Something which has developed
    Our news team brings you the latest developments.
  3. (countable) A real estate development
  4. Using new ideas for practical problems.
    Our development department has created three new adhesives this year.
  5. The active placement of the pieces, or the process of doing it
    White's development is good, but black's has been hampered by the pawn on e5.