Development vs. Developement - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Development (noun)

    The process of developing; growth, directed change.

    "The development of this story has been slow."

  • Development (noun)

    The process by which a mature multicellular organism or part of an organism is produced by the addition of new cells.

    "The organism has reached a crucial stage in its development."

  • Development (noun)

    Something which has developed.

    "Our news team brings you the latest developments."

  • Development (noun)

    A project consisting of one or more commercial or residential buildings.

  • Development (noun)

    The building of such a project.

  • Development (noun)

    The application of new ideas to practical problems (''cf. research).

    "Our development department has produced three new adhesives this year."

  • Development (noun)

    The active placement of the pieces, or the process of achieving it.

    "White's development is good, but black's has been hampered by the pawn on e5."

  • Development (noun)

    The process by in which previous material is transformed and restated.

  • Development (noun)

    The second section of a piece of music in sonata form, in which the original theme is revisited in altered and varying form.

  • Development (noun)

    The expression of a function in the form of a series.

  • Developement (noun)

    obsolete spelling of development

Oxford Dictionary

  • Development (noun)

    the process of developing or being developed

    "the paintings provide evidence of his artistic development"

    "she traces the development of the novel"

  • Development (noun)

    a specified state of growth or advancement

    "the wings attain their full development several hours after birth"

  • Development (noun)

    a new and advanced product or idea

    "the latest developments in information technology"

  • Development (noun)

    an event constituting a new stage in a changing situation

    "I don't think there have been any new developments since yesterday"

  • Development (noun)

    the process of converting land to a new purpose by constructing buildings or making use of its resources

    "land suitable for development"

  • Development (noun)

    an area of land with new buildings on it

    "a major housing development in Essex"

  • Development (noun)

    the process of starting to be affected by an ailment or feeling

    "the development of brittle bones"

  • Development (noun)

    the process of treating photographic film with chemicals to make a visible image

    "agitation is carried out while a film is processed to ensure even development"

  • Development (noun)

    the process of bringing one's pieces into play in the opening phase of a game

    "I sought to take advantage of Black's defective development"

Webster Dictionary

  • Development (noun)

    The act of developing or disclosing that which is unknown; a gradual unfolding process by which anything is developed, as a plan or method, or an image upon a photographic plate; gradual advancement or growth through a series of progressive changes; also, the result of developing, or a developed state.

  • Development (noun)

    The series of changes which animal and vegetable organisms undergo in their passage from the embryonic state to maturity, from a lower to a higher state of organization.

  • Development (noun)

    The act or process of changing or expanding an expression into another of equivalent value or meaning.

  • Development (noun)

    The elaboration of a theme or subject; the unfolding of a musical idea; the evolution of a whole piece or movement from a leading theme or motive.

  • Development (noun)

    A tract of land on which a number of buildings have been constructed; - especially used for tract on which from two to hundreds of houses have been constructed by a commercial developer{4} for sale to individuals.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Development (noun)

    act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining;

    "he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency"

    "they funded research and development"

  • Development (noun)

    a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage);

    "the development of his ideas took many years"

    "the evolution of Greek civilization"

    "the slow development of her skill as a writer"

  • Development (noun)

    a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation;

    "recent developments in Iraq"

    "what a revolting development!"

  • Development (noun)

    the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful;

    "the development of Alaskan resources"

    "the exploitation of copper deposits"

  • Development (noun)

    a district that has been developed to serve some purpose;

    "such land is practical for small park developments"

  • Development (noun)

    a state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess);

    "after 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"

  • Development (noun)

    (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;

    "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"

  • Development (noun)

    processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible;

    "the development and printing of his pictures took only two hours"

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