Development

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Definition

(sustainable) development: (sustainable) growth, increase, progress, expansion
noun

a development: a growth, an increase, an expansion; an event, a change, an incident
noun

Examples

  • "I'll keep you posted on any developments, as and when they occur."
  • "Director, Research & Development"
  • "There is no end in sight for development on the web, that's why we need to reclaim our humanity before it's too late."
  • "This marks an important step in your cultural development, Horatio."
  • "The day after the accident, you told me that since you had caused this mess, you would be following up promptly and would keep me posted on developments."
  • "There have been lots of exciting developments here at the Delavigne Corporation recently, and I think that the opening of Delavigne's new flagship store on Oxford Street, London would perhaps be the most interesting for your British readership."
  • "This development greatly pleases me, and I would like to congratulate this person on their desire to attain nirvana with us."
  • "I'd like to think that you all take an interest in the development of new products, so consider this focus group an opportunity to reinforce the attachment you feel for them already."
  • "I'll keep you posted on any developments."
  • "Another claim Smithson makes is that stress can be a good thing for pregnant women and their babies, citing 'faster nerve transmission and perhaps even a greater brain development' in babies whose mothers had been subjected to moderate stress in mid-to-late pregnancy."

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