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housing development

A group of similarly designed houses or apartment buildings, usually planned and constructed by a single developer.
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(dɪˈvɛl əp mənt)

1. the act of developing.
2. a significant consequence or event.
3. a developed state or form; maturity.
4. the section of a musical composition in which themes or motifs are developed.
5. a large group of dwellings, often of similar design and constructed as a community, esp. by a real-estate developer.
6. the raising of funds, expansion of activities or opportunities, etc., esp. for an organization or foundation.
[1745–55; < French]
de•vel`op•men′tal, adj.
de•vel`op•men′tal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.housing development - a residential area of similar dwellings built by property developers and usually under a single managementhousing development - a residential area of similar dwellings built by property developers and usually under a single management; "they live in the new housing development"
development - a district that has been developed to serve some purpose; "such land is practical for small park developments"
housing project, public housing - a housing development that is publicly funded and administered for low-income families
residential area, residential district, community - a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences
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