Meaning of DEVELOPMENT in English

DEVELOPMENT

transcription, транскрипция: [ di-ˈve-ləp-mənt, dē- ]

noun

Date: 1756

1. : the act, process, or result of developing

development of new ideas

an interesting development

2. : the state of being developed

a project in development

3. : a developed tract of land ; especially : one with houses built on it

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.