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Adjective
In the process of developing
“Please don't practice any dance moves while pregnant because it won't be good for the developing fetus.”
Adjective
(of a country) Becoming economically more mature, industrialized or advanced
“The expected rise in interest rates will increase financial pressures on developing countries already struggling with debt.”
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Just coming into existence
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Having a period of great prosperity or rapid economic growth
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Ongoing, or in progress
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Denotes a possibility or capacity to develop into something, but not actuality
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Newly produced or obtained
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Giving moral or intellectual benefit
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(of a person) New or inexperienced for a given role or position
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Being, or relating to those, of a young age
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Serving to form something, especially having a profound influence on a person's development
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Changing or varying at regular intervals
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Currently in use or valid
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Catching a disease or illness
“He would tragically develop the crippling disease in his twenties.”
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Having or undergoing a change of physical features and attributes
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“We need to develop a plan of action to rectify this issue.”
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Making progress
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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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Present participle for to gradually increase in detail
“Let us first analyze the facts as they develop before making a decision.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to create by training or teaching
“The institute's goal is to develop world-class musicians.”
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Present participle for to become mature, old or ripe
“After distillation, whiskeys develop in their cask to acquire their chemical makeup and taste.”
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Present participle for to build, renovate or refurbish
“We plan to develop these shop lots into residential units and apartments.”
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(of countries) Present participle for to become technologically advanced
“The prime minister was keen to develop his country to better compete with the more advanced nations.”
Noun
The progressive aspect of a learned skill
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Rapid flowering of a culture or civilisation etc.
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The point in time or space at which something begins
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An increase or rise, especially one to counteract a perceived discrepancy
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Accumulating damage to macromolecules, cells, tissues and organs with the passage of time
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