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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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The Authority's tasks also include drafting general policies, strategic plans and initiatives, and providing operational support to achieve government integration of information and communication technologies, as well as enabling government authorities to manage their institutional and developmental tasks through innovative systems and legislation, which will help to improve government performance.
Another source for difficulty in bringing about this transition is the unavoidable drop in efficiency resulting from the handling of particular developmental tasks by inexperienced organizations and people.
Two important developmental tasks of adolescence are to establish key aspects of identity and identify meaningful moral standards, values, and belief systems.
pdf+html) Journal of Human Resources  reveals parents typically introduced more mentally engaging activities to their first child, offering greater advantages as early as one-year-old, including more support along the way with developmental tasks.
It contains typical prompts to record photos, height, weight, developmental tasks and baby's likes/dislikes.
Developmental differences between adolescents and adults also are discussed with regard to age-normative developmental tasks and distinctions in brain development that may affect differences in drinking patterns.
In adults, readiness is created in response to developmental tasks that require certain lifestyle changes and life cycle events (Davenport & Davenport, 1984).
JoAnn Leavey interviewed youth aged sixteen to twenty-seven in Canada, Australia, and the US, and "Living Recovery" relates the price of the stigma surrounding mental illness, especially for young people who are already challenged with the developmental tasks of adolescence.
All of these can potentially exacerbate challenges related to personal, family, and school transitions, including those related to developmental tasks (National Association for Gifted Children [NAGC], 2013a).
The developmental tasks for this new stage are not even defined yet.
The author included the typical developmental tasks, a discussion of the ways in which demographic and behavioral changes have affected life stages.
Instead of developmental tasks she can work on and succeed at, her preschool-aged jobs might be insurmountable goals like keeping her hut clean, taking care of her baby sister, or finding food when there is nothing to eat.

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