arrested development


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Noun1.arrested development - an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurelyarrested development - an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
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arrested development

[əˌrestɪddɪˈveləpmənt] Natrofia f, desarrollo m atrofiado
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Brandy, En Vogue and Arrested Development will share a concert bill on Saturday, Aug.
The latter is a veterinary nurse suffering a serious case of arrested development who attempts to curry the favour of local teens when she puts the basement of her remote house at their disposal for illicit parties.
The former "it" comedy of irresponsible American absurdism, Arrested Development, has lost its cultural cachet.
Arrested Development is probably the last one I can think of where the viewer suffered sensory overload from the sheer amount of funny being made on screen.
He also directed TV shows like 'The Office', 'Gilmore Girls' and 'Arrested Development'.
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Jason Bateman and Tony Hale are apologizing for comments they made in defense of their "Arrested Development" co-star Jeffrey Tambor, who has been accused of harassment on the show's set.
Twelve series have official release dates, including "Arrested Development" on May 29, "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" on May 30, "Marvel's Luke Cage" on June 22 and "Glow" on June 29.
However, the galaxy eventually went dormant after failing to gather enough material to grow in size and is now in a state of "arrested development." This galaxy houses numerous oddly assembled and rare stars, which according to NASA, have "essentially unchanged for the past 10 billion years."
Essentially, NGC 1277 is in a state of "arrested development." Perhaps like all galaxies it started out as a compact object but failed to accrete more material to grow in size to form a magnificent pinwheel-shaped galaxy.