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development/dɪˈvɛləpmənt/noun
pluraldevelopments
development
/dɪˈvɛləpmənt/
noun
pluraldevelopments
Learner's definition of DEVELOPMENT  
[noncount]  : the act or process of growing or causing something to grow or become larger or more advanced — often + of
[noncount] 
: the act or process of creating something over a period of time — often + of
   b  : the state of being created or made more advanced
[count]  : something that has happened or has become known
[count]  : an area of land with buildings that were all built at around the same time
— see also housing development
   b  [noncount]  : the process of building a group of houses or other buildings on an area of land
[noncount]  : the chemical process by which photographic film is used to make a photograph
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