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To advance or to promote the growth of
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“He knew that he would need to develop his skills if he was to compete with the other athletes.”
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To gradually increase in detail
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“Let us first analyze the facts as they develop before making a decision.”
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To produce or bring about
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“We need to develop a plan of action to rectify this issue.”
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To design or plan an approach for a given task or project
“Let's develop some ideas for our new website design.”
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To express in greater detail
“It all started with a small idea that the artist would then develop into a full-blown masterpiece.”
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To acquire something, usually over a period of time
“I began to develop an appreciation for spices after spending several years in India.”
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To come into being as a result of something
“The fetus will develop from an embryo prior to becoming an infant.”
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To create by training or teaching
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“The institute's goal is to develop world-class musicians.”
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To become mature, old or ripe
“After distillation, whiskeys develop in their cask to acquire their chemical makeup and taste.”
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To become ill with
“He would tragically develop the crippling disease in his twenties.”
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To build, renovate or refurbish
“We plan to develop these shop lots into residential units and apartments.”
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(of countries) To become technologically advanced
“The prime minister was keen to develop his country to better compete with the more advanced nations.”
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To rapidly grow out of proportion or control
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(a cause or venture) To support, advocate, or encourage
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(on the body) To develop something, typically a kind of natural growth
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To prepare something in advance
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To act as someone's mentor
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To make a transition or change
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To explain meticulously or in great detail
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To blossom, to show beauty
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Be too grown-up for
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Turn out to be
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To be copious in argument or discussion, to descant
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To adopt a feigned quality or manner
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To hold or display a specified thought or emotion
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To establish a fact to be true
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Make or become stronger or more resilient
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To survive or manage, at least at a minimal level
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Take an interest in
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Manage to do something foolish or create an undesirable situation
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To declare loudly, openly or publicly
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To put a coating on, especially as a final touch
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