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de·vel·op·ment

 (dĭ-vĕl′əp-mənt)
n.
1. The act of developing or the state of being developed, as:
a. The application of techniques or technology to the production of new goods or services.
b. The business of constructing buildings or otherwise altering land for new uses.
2. A significant event, occurrence, or change: a news story covering the latest developments in the scandal.
3. A group of dwellings built by the same contractor: bought a condo in a new development built by the river.
4. The organized activity of soliciting donations or grants; fundraising.
5. Music
a. Elaboration of a theme with rhythmic and harmonic variations.
b. The central section of a movement in sonata form, in which the theme is elaborated and explored.

de·vel′op·men′tal (-mĕn′tl) adj.
de·vel′op·men′tal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.developmental - of or relating to or constituting development; "developmental psychology"
Translations

developmental

[dɪˌveləpˈmentl]
A. ADJ [process] → de desarrollo; [abnormality] → del desarrollo
B. CPD developmental psychologist Npsicólogo/a m/f del desarrollo
developmental psychology Npsicología f del desarrollo

developmental

adjEntwicklungs-; developmental stageEntwicklungsphase f; developmental assistanceAufbauhilfe f, → Entwicklungshilfe f

developmental

adj del desarrollo; — milestone hito del desarrollo
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Developmental mathematics has been under the radar within higher education for some time.
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