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1. development

noun. ['dɪˈvɛləpmənt'] a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage).

Synonyms

  • deepening
  • growth
  • unfolding
  • assibilation
  • flowering
  • process
  • physical process

Antonyms

  • unemployment
  • birth
  • increase
  • acceleration

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • develop (English)
  • développer (French)

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2. development

noun. ['dɪˈvɛləpmənt'] act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining.

Synonyms

  • improvement
  • advancement
  • broadening
  • elaboration
  • product development
  • working out

Antonyms

  • ovulation
  • anabolism
  • undress
  • decrease

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • develop (English)
  • développer (French)

3. development

noun. ['dɪˈvɛləpmənt'] (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.

Synonyms

  • cainogenesis
  • gametogenesis
  • organic process
  • life cycle
  • maturation
  • habit
  • palingenesis
  • psychosexual development
  • proliferation
  • vegetation
  • caenogenesis
  • cohesion
  • florescence
  • apposition
  • angiogenesis
  • virilisation
  • psychogenesis
  • germination
  • suppression
  • leafing
  • odontiasis
  • cytogeny
  • masculinization
  • virilization
  • sprouting
  • neurogenesis
  • masculinisation
  • infructescence
  • fructification
  • myelinization
  • recapitulation
  • teething
  • juvenescence
  • gastrulation
  • growth
  • biological process
  • kainogenesis
  • rooting
  • myelinisation
  • ontogenesis
  • auxesis
  • cenogenesis
  • foliation
  • psychomotor development
  • cultivation
  • amelogenesis
  • inflorescence
  • cytogenesis
  • flowering
  • ontogeny
  • anthesis
  • efflorescence
  • teratogenesis
  • culture
  • growing
  • dentition
  • blossoming
  • intussusception
  • kenogenesis

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • palingenesis
  • deceleration
  • death

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • develop (English)
  • développer (French)

4. development

noun. ['dɪˈvɛləpmənt'] a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation.

Synonyms

  • twist
  • complication
  • ramification
  • phenomenon
  • modification
  • change
  • turn
  • turn of events

Antonyms

  • ending
  • fall
  • imperfection
  • conserve

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • develop (English)
  • développer (French)

5. development

noun. ['dɪˈvɛləpmənt'] a district that has been developed to serve some purpose.

Synonyms

  • housing development
  • territory
  • territorial dominion
  • district
  • housing estate

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • nonfunctional
  • functional
  • uselessness

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • develop (English)
  • développer (French)

6. development

noun. ['dɪˈvɛləpmənt'] the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful.

Synonyms

  • overuse
  • commercialization
  • utilisation
  • unitisation
  • usage
  • overexploitation
  • unitization
  • overutilisation
  • utilization
  • capitalization
  • capitalisation
  • land development
  • exercise
  • exploitation
  • water program
  • water development
  • electrification
  • water project
  • employment
  • commercialisation
  • overutilization

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • nonproliferation
  • fauna
  • incoherence

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • develop (English)
  • développer (French)

7. development

noun. ['dɪˈvɛləpmənt'] a state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess).

Synonyms

  • improvement
  • melioration

Antonyms

  • tightening
  • loosening
  • disentangle

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • develop (English)
  • développer (French)

8. commission

noun. ['kəˈmɪʃən'] a special group delegated to consider some matter.

Synonyms

  • steering committee
  • election commission
  • conservancy
  • praesidium
  • political action committee
  • finance committee
  • administrative unit
  • PAC
  • standing committee
  • subcommittee
  • board
  • Economic and Social Council commission
  • blue ribbon commission
  • zoning commission
  • select committee
  • committee
  • ethics panel
  • politburo
  • presidium
  • fairness commission
  • ECOSOC commission
  • panel
  • blue ribbon committee
  • vestry
  • administrative body
  • committee member
  • jury
  • planning commission
  • ethics committee

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • outgoing
  • incoming
  • windward

Etymology

  • commissio (Latin)

9. social

adjective. ['ˈsoʊʃəl'] relating to human society and its members.

Antonyms

  • unfriendliness

Etymology

  • social (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • socialis (Latin)

10. social

adjective. ['ˈsoʊʃəl'] living together or enjoying life in communities or organized groups.

Synonyms

  • gregarious
  • multiethnic
  • friendly
  • cultural
  • ethnic
  • sociable
  • sociality
  • interpersonal
  • ethnical

Antonyms

  • unsocial
  • unfriendly
  • unsociable
  • inhospitable

Etymology

  • social (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • socialis (Latin)
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