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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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