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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

Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
B. R. Ambedkar

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

A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.
James E. Faust

Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.
Kofi Annan

Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Edgar Allan Poe
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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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