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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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Dear me, this is a very sad development, Watson, is it not?
But that was the great time of mono-rail development, and his anxiety was only diverted from the high heavens by the most urgent threats and symptoms of change in the lower sky.
Luckily she attends to her own development," answered Miss Maxwell.
At thirty years of age he became a central figure in the development of the art of telephony.
This market has given an immense development to commerce, to navigation, to communication by land.
But it may be asked how Individualism, which is now more or less dependent on the existence of private property for its development, will benefit by the abolition of such private property.
At the same time I recognize that the evidence is purely circumstantial, and that some new development may upset it.
It was a remarkable thing--all that physical strength which had reached in Quasimodo such an extraordinary development, and which was placed by him blindly at the disposition of another.
He lived in the family of President Hopkins, and thus had a training that was wholly out of the common; and this training had much to do with the development of his own strong character, whose originality and force we are only beginning to appreciate.
But a complex and difficult process of internal development was taking place all this time in Pierre's soul, revealing much to him and causing him many spiritual doubts and joys.
But if, as Amiel himself challenges us to do, we look below the surface of a very equable and even smoothly accomplished literary manner, we discover, in high degree of development, that perplexity or complexity of soul, the expression [23] of which, so it be with an adequate literary gift, has its legitimate, because inevitable, interest for the modern reader.
We may note the garlic and whisky on the breath of a fellow strap hanger, or the cheap perfume emanating from the person of the wondrous lady sitting in front of us, and deplore the fact of our sensitive noses; but, as a matter of fact, we cannot smell at all, our olfactory organs are practically atrophied, by comparison with the development of the sense among the beasts of the wild.

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