Development


Development

Development may refer to:

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Land use

  • Green development, a concept that includes consideration of community-wide or regional environmental implications
  • Land development, altering the landscape in any number of ways
  • Mixed-use development, the practice of allowing more than one type of use in a building or set of buildings
  • Real estate development, a business encompassing activities from renovation to the purchase of raw land
  • Subdivision (land), or a development, a piece of land divided from a larger portion for sale or further development
  • Urban planning, or development, integrates land use planning and transportation planning to improve communities
  • Transit-oriented development, a mixed-use residential or commercial area designed to maximize access to public transport

Science and technology

Social science

International and regional

Business and professional

Music

Other


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  • development — de‧vel‧op‧ment [dɪˈveləpmənt] noun 1. [uncountable] the growth or improvement of something, so that it becomes bigger or more advanced: • promises of economic development and thousands of new jobs • development of the hand held dictionary market… …   Financial and business terms

  • development — development, evolution are comparable when they mean growth from a lower to a higher state. Development stresses the bringing out of the hidden or latent possibilities in a thing whether through growth and differentiation and therefore through a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Development —   Titre abrégé Development Discipline Biologie du développement Langue Anglais Directeur de publication Olivier P …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Development — De*vel op*ment, n. [Cf. F. d[ e]veloppement.] [Written also {developement}.] 1. The act of developing or disclosing that which is unknown; a gradual unfolding process by which anything is developed, as a plan or method, or an image upon a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • development — I (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… …   Law dictionary

  • development — [n1] growth adding to, addition, adulthood, advance, advancement, advancing, augmentation, augmenting, boost, buildup, developing, elaborating, enlargement, evolution, evolvement, evolving, expansion, flowering, hike, improvement, increase,… …   New thesaurus

  • development — development, sociology of …   Dictionary of sociology

  • development — англ. [дивэ/лэпмэнт] développement фр. [дэвэлёпма/н] развитие (темы), разработка …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • development — 1756, an unfolding; see DEVELOP (Cf. develop) + MENT (Cf. ment). Of property, with the sense bringing out the latent possibilities, from 1885. Meaning state of economic advancement is from 1902. Meaning advancement through progressive stages is… …   Etymology dictionary

  • development — ► NOUN 1) the action of developing or the state of being developed. 2) a new product or idea. 3) a new stage in a changing situation. 4) an area of land with new buildings on it. DERIVATIVES developmental adjective developmentally adverb …   English terms dictionary


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