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  • v  make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation
    Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather
    They developed a new technique
  • v  work out
    We have developed a new theory of evolution
  • v  gain through experience
    Children must develop a sense of right and wrong
    Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position
    develop a passion for painting
  • v  come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
    The patient developed abdominal pains
    Well-developed breasts
  • v  come into existence; take on form or shape
  • v  change the use of and make available or usable
    develop land
    The country developed its natural resources
  • v  elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
    Could you develop the ideas in your thesis
  • v  create by training and teaching
    we develop the leaders for the future
  • v  be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest;
    The plot developed slowly
  • v  grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment
    A flower developed on the branch
    The country developed into a mighty superpower
    The embryo develops into a fetus
    This situation has developed over a long time
  • v  become technologically advanced
    Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace
  • v  cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
    The perfect climate here develops the grain
    He developed a new kind of apple
  • v  generate gradually
    We must develop more potential customers
    develop a market for the new mobile phone
  • v  grow emotionally or mature
    The child developed beautifully in her new kindergarten
  • v  make visible by means of chemical solutions
    Please develop this roll of film for me
  • v  superimpose a three-dimensional surface on a plane without stretching, in geometry
  • v  move one's pieces into strategically more advantageous positions
    Spassky developed quickly
  • v  move into a strategically more advantageous position
    develop the rook
  • v  elaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme
    develop the melody and change the key
  • v  happen
    Report the news as it develops
  • v  expand in the form of a series

  • Last month, after a lot of throat-clearing, Apple decided to open up the iPhone, so that youmeaning people other than Apple employeeswill be able to develop software for it .
  • Women may be more likely to develop cancer because of hormonal changes.
  • The apparent purpose of these PRC tests was to develop smaller, lighter thermonuclear warheads, with an increased yield-to-weight ratio.
News & Articles


  • Robert Gates in New Straits Times
    We need to work together to develop a strategy that does not leave Iraq in chaos and that protects our long-term interests in and hopes for the region,Gates said.
  • Barack Obama in Stars and Stripes (blog)
    I asked Ray Mabus, the Secretary of the Navy, a former governor of Mississippi, and a son of the Gulf, to develop a long-term Gulf Coast Restoration Plan as soon as possible,Obama said. "The plan will be designed by states, local...
  • Ed Miliband in AFP
    If Al Qaeda bothers to mention Iraq it's because they want to achieve their objectives in Iraq, which is to drive us out and to develop a safe haven. And the reason they want a safe haven is to launch attacks against America, or any other... President Bush FOXNews,2933,296145,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEz__j3WL-sXhmpZjd8Wa043p2tmw Sep 8, 2007 27190 35917 developed This was a chaotic process dogged by procedural games," Miliband wrote. "The procedural wrangling was, in fact, a cover for points of serious, substantive disagreement. The vast majority of countries, developed and developing, believe that...

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