Meaning of DEVELOPMENT in English

DEVELOPMENT

n. Function: noun

progressive advance from a lower or simpler to a higher or more complex form FF1C; development of a seed into a plant FF1E; FF1C; development of an industry FF1E;

Synonyms: evolution, evolvement, flowering, growth, progress, progression, unfolding, upgrowth

Related Words: advance, advancement, ongoing

Contrasted Words: decadence, declension, degeneration, deterioration, devolution

Antonyms: decline

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