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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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