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Engelsk navneord: development

1. development (om handling) act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency.
They funded research and development.

Mindre specifikke termerimprovement

Mere specifikke termeradvancement, broadening, elaboration, product development, progress, working out

2. development (om proces) a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe development of his ideas took many years.
The evolution of Greek civilization.
The slow development of her skill as a writer.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)evolution

Mindre specifikke termerphysical process, process

Mere specifikke termerassibilation, deepening, flowering, growth, unfolding

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)degeneration, devolution

3. development (om proces) (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe proposed an indicator of osseous development in children.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny

Mindre specifikke termerbiological process, organic process

Mere specifikke termeramelogenesis, angiogenesis, anthesis, apposition, auxesis, blossoming, caenogenesis, cainogenesis, cenogenesis, cohesion, cultivation, culture, cytogenesis, cytogeny, dentition, efflorescence, florescence, flowering, foliation, fructification, gametogenesis, germination, habit, inflorescence, infructescence, intussusception, juvenescence, kainogenesis, kenogenesis, leafing, life cycle, masculinisation, masculinization, morphogenesis, myelinisation, myelinization, neurogenesis, odontiasis, palingenesis, proliferation, psychogenesis, psychogenesis, psychomotor development, psychosexual development, recapitulation, rooting, sprouting, suppression, teething, teratogenesis, vegetation, virilisation, virilization

Omfatter disse specifikke termergastrulation

Overordnet emneområdebiological science, biology

Indenfor samme emneområdeisometry

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)nondevelopment

4. development (om begivenhed) a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRecent developments in Iraq.
What a revolting development!.

Mindre specifikke termeralteration, change, modification

Mere specifikke termercomplication, phenomenon, ramification, turn, turn of events, twist

5. development (om handling) the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe development of Alaskan resources.
The exploitation of copper deposits.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)exploitation

Mindre specifikke termeremployment, exercise, usage, use, utilisation, utilization

Mere specifikke termercapitalisation, capitalization, commercialisation, commercialization, electrification, land development, overexploitation, overuse, overutilisation, overutilization, unitisation, unitization, water development, water program, water project

6. development (om sted) a district that has been developed to serve some purpose

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSuch land is practical for small park developments.

Mindre specifikke termerdistrict, dominion, territorial dominion, territory

Mere specifikke termerhousing development, housing estate

7. development (om tilstand) a state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAfter he saw the latest development he changed his mind and became a supporter.
In chess your should take care of your development before moving your queen.

Mindre specifikke termerimprovement, melioration

Mere specifikke termerunderdevelopment

Overordnet emneområdechess, chess game

8. development (om proces) processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe development and printing of his pictures took only two hours.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)developing

Mindre specifikke termerprocessing

Mere specifikke termerunderdevelopment

9. development (om kommunikation) (music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes are developed and elaborated

Mindre specifikke termersection, subdivision

Overordnet emneområdemusic

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