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Definition of Development

Development

  1. The act of developing or disclosing that which is unknown; a gradual unfolding process by which anything is developed, as a plan or method, or an image upon a photographic plate; gradual advancement or growth through a series of progressive changes; also, the result of developing, or a developed state.
  2. The series of changes which animal and vegetable organisms undergo in their passage from the embryonic state to maturity, from a lower to a higher state of organization.
  3. The act or process of changing or expanding an expression into another of equivalent value or meaning.
  4. The equivalent expression into which another has been developed.
  5. The elaboration of a theme or subject; the unfolding of a musical idea; the evolution of a whole piece or movement from a leading theme or motive.

Development Quotations

All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
Albert Einstein

I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted.
Dalai Lama

A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone.
Robert Frost

Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.
Bruce Lee

Constant development is the law of life, and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a false position.
Mahatma Gandhi
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Development Translations

development in Afrikaans is ontwikkeling, evolusie
development in Danish is udvikling
development in Dutch is ontwikkeling, evolutie
development in German is Entwicklung, Entstehung
development in Italian is evoluzione, origine
development in Norwegian is utvikling, fremkalling
development in Portuguese is desenvolvimento
development in Spanish is evolucion, desarrollo
development in Swedish is utveckling

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