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de·vel·op·ment

development

 
 
pronunciation:
dih ve lp mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an important event.
The president spoke about the latest developments in the war.
definition 2: the act of building or working on something until it is done.
The development of the new mall took several years.
 
synonyms:
growth
similar words:
improvement, promotion
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derivations: developmental (adj.), developmentally (adv.)
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