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development

(Building), noun commercial building, construction, creation of housing project, development of industrial sites, erection, house-building program, housing, industrial area, industrial building, institution of commercial sites, residential building, urbanization

development

(Outgrowth), noun accomplishment, achievement, aftergrowth, aftermath, attainment, conclusion, consequence, consequent, derivation, effect, emanation, ending, ensual, event, eventuality, occurrence, offshoot, outcome, product, realization, result, resultant, sequel, side issue, upshot

development

(Progression), noun accretion, advance, advancement, amelioration, ampliation, amplification, anabasis, auctus, betterment, change, effectuation, elaboration, enhancement, evolution, evolvement, expansion, explicatio, furtherance, gain, germination, gradual evolution, growth, improvement, increase in size, lengthening, modernization, progress, progress to maturity, prooressive growth, progressus, promotion, refinement, reformation, regeneration, remodeling, renovation, reorganization, revision, stimulation, strengthening, supplementation, transfiguration, transformation, unfolding, unravelment, upgrowth, uptrend
Associated concepts: development costs
See also: accession, advancement, augmentation, boom, building, complication, conclusion, consequence, creation, denouement, discipline, effect, enlargement, event, growth, happening, headway, improvement, increase, manufacture, nascency, offshoot, outcome, outgrowth, preparation, progress, prosperity, reform, rehabilitation, result, transition
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And now, so that there shall be no anticlimax in this story of telephone development, we must turn the spot-light upon that immense aggregation of workshops in which have been made three-fifths of the telephone apparatus of the world--the Western Electric.
Each step in the development of the bourgeoisie was accompanied by a corresponding political advance of that class.
In its development it will be assisted by Christianity, if men desire that; but if men do not desire that, it will develop none the less surely.
The future will have for the South swift or slow development of its masses and of its soil in proportion to the swift or slow development of this kind of training.
Always there were those whose development stopped at the first stage, others whose development ceased when they became reptiles, while by far the greater proportion formed the food supply of the ravenous creatures of the deep.
And the point is that this development of desire was entirely in my brain.
The early Greek epic -- that is, poetry as a natural and popular, and not (as it became later) an artificial and academic literary form -- passed through the usual three phases, of development, of maturity, and of decline.
It has been disputed at what period of life the causes of variability, whatever they may be, generally act; whether during the early or late period of development of the embryo, or at the instant of conception.
The first purposes of every such book must be to outline the development of the literature with due regard to national life, and to give appreciative interpretation of the work of the most important authors.
Powerfully muscled though some of them were, there had been something wrong with all of them, an insufficient development here, an undue development there, a twist or a crook that destroyed symmetry, legs too short or too long, or too much sinew or bone exposed, or too little.
He by no means regarded man as the highest possible being which evolution could arrive at; for though his physical development may have reached its limit, this is not the case with his mental or spiritual attributes.
While much had been done in England in tracing the course of evolution in nature, history, economics, morals and religion, little had been done in tracing the development of thought on these subjects.

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