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Engelsk substantiv: 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 spesifikke uttrykkimprovement


Mere spesifikke uttrykkadvancement, broadening, elaboration, product development, progress, working out

2. development (om prosess) 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)evolution


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkphysical process, process


Mere spesifikke uttrykkassibilation, deepening, flowering, growth, unfolding


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)degeneration, devolution

3. development (om prosess) (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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbiological process, organic process


Mere spesifikke uttrykkamelogenesis, 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 spesifikke uttrykkgastrulation


Overordnet kategoribiological science, biology


Forekomster i samme kategoriisometry


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)nondevelopment

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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkalteration, change, modification


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcomplication, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)exploitation


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkemployment, exercise, usage, use, utilisation, utilization


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcapitalisation, 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 spesifikke uttrykkdistrict, dominion, territorial dominion, territory


Mere spesifikke uttrykkhousing 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 spesifikke uttrykkimprovement, melioration


Mere spesifikke uttrykkunderdevelopment


Overordnet kategorichess, chess game

8. development (om prosess) 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)developing


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkprocessing


Mere spesifikke uttrykkunderdevelopment

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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykksection, subdivision


Overordnet kategorimusic









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