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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. development: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. development: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. development: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. development: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. development: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. development: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Development, development: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. development: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. development: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. development: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. development: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. development: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. development: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. Development, development: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. development: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Development (album), Development (biology), Development (differential geometry), Development (disambiguation), Development (journal), Development (music), Development (topology), Development, The Development: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Development: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. development: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. development: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. development: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. development: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. development: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  23. Development: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  24. development: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. development: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. development: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. development: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. development: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. development: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. development: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. development: Essentials of Music [home, info]
  3. Development: Encyclopedia of Television [home, info]
  4. Development: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Development: Movie Terminology Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. DEVELOPMENT: Accounting Glossary [home, info]
  2. development: Glossary of research economics [home, info]
  3. Development: Deardorff's Glossary of International Economics [home, info]
  4. Development: Energy Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Development (disambiguation), development: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  6. Development (disambiguation), development: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  7. Development (accounting), Development (economics): Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary [home, info]
  8. development: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. development: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. Development: Cybernetics and Systems [home, info]
  3. Development: Game Dictionary [home, info]
  4. Development (biology), Development (disambiguation), development: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. Development: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Development: Reactive Attachment Disorder [home, info]
  3. Development: Merck Manuals [home, info]
  4. development: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  5. development: Neurotrauma Glossary [home, info]
  6. Development (biology), Development (disambiguation), development: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  7. Development: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. development: A Brief Critical Dictionary of Education [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Development: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. development: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]
  3. development: Natural History Terms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Development: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. development: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  2. Development: Bicycle Glossary [home, info]
  3. Development: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. development: NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL [home, info]
  2. Development: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  3. Development: Glossary of Coal Mining Terms [home, info]
  4. development: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  5. development: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (development)

noun:  act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining ("He congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency")
noun:  a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation ("Recent developments in Iraq")
noun:  a district that has been developed to serve some purpose ("Such land is practical for small park developments")
noun:  processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible ("The development and printing of his pictures took only two hours")
noun:  a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage) ("The development of his ideas took many years")
noun:  a state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess) ("After he saw the latest development he changed his mind and became a supporter")
noun:  the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful ("The development of Alaskan resources")
noun:  (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level ("He proposed an indicator of osseous development in children")

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