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de·vel·op·er

 (dĭ-vĕl′ə-pər)
n.
1. One that develops: a developer of hidden talent.
2. A person who develops real estate, especially by preparing a site for residential or commercial use.
3. A chemical used to render visible the image recorded on a photosensitive surface.
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developer

(dɪˈvɛləpə)
n
1. (Professions) a person or thing that develops something, esp a person who develops property
2. (Building) a person or thing that develops something, esp a person who develops property
3. (Photography) photog a solution of a chemical reducing agent that converts the latent image recorded in the emulsion of a film or paper into a visible image
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de•vel•op•er

(dɪˈvɛl ə pər)

n.
1. a person or thing that develops.
2. a reducing agent or solution for developing a film or the like.
3. a person who develops real estate.
[1825–35]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.developer - someone who develops real estate (especially someone who prepares a site for residential or commercial use)developer - someone who develops real estate (especially someone who prepares a site for residential or commercial use)
creator - a person who grows or makes or invents things
2.developer - photographic equipment consisting of a chemical solution for developing film
photographic equipment - equipment used by a photographer
short-stop, short-stop bath, stop bath - an acid bath used to stop the action of a developer
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developer

noun
A person instrumental in the growth of something, especially in its early stages:
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developer

[dɪˈveləpəʳ] N
1. (also property developer) → promotor(a) m/f inmobiliario/a
2. (Physiol) I was a late developermaduré tarde
3. (Phot) → revelador m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

developer

[dɪˈvɛləpər] n
[land] → promoteur m
(= property developer) → promoteur m immobilier
(= person, company) [idea, system, product] → concepteur/trice m/f
(PHOTOGRAPHY) (= solution) → révélateur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

developer

n
(Phot) → Entwickler m
late developerSpätentwickler(in) m(f)
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developer

[dɪˈvɛləpəʳ] n
a. (also property developer) → costruttore m (edile)
b. (Phot) → sviluppatore m
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In what's viewed as a decision with potentially far-reaching implications, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled last week that condominium developers can't unreasonably restrict the ability of owners to file suits against them.
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