the process of gradually becoming bigger, better, stronger, or more advanced:
a course on the development of Greek thought
opportunities for professional development
the process of increasing business, trade, and industrial activity
economic/industrial/business etc development
economic development in Russia
a new event or piece of news that changes a situation:
recent political developments in the former Soviet Union
We will keep you informed of developments.
the process of working on a new product, plan, idea etc to make it successful:
new plan/productTI [uncountable]
The funds will be used for marketing and product development.
Spielberg has several interesting projects under development.
a change that makes a product, plan, idea etc better:
There have been significant computer developments during the last decade.
the process of planning and building new houses, streets etc on land
The land was sold for development.
a group of new buildings that have all been planned and built together on the same piece of land:
a new housing development