Hyphenation of development

Wondering how to hyphenate the English word development ? This word can be hyphenated and contains 4 syllables as shown below.


Definitions of development :

Act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining
He congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency They funded research and development
A process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
The development of his ideas took many years The evolution of Greek civilization The slow development of her skill as a writer
(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 He proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
A recent event that has some relevance for the present situation
Recent developments in Iraq What a revolting development!
The act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful
The development of Alaskan resources The exploitation of copper deposits
A district that has been developed to serve some purpose
Such land is practical for small park developments
A state in which things are improving
The result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess) After he saw the latest development he changed his mind and became a supporter In chess your should take care of your development before moving your queen
Processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible
The development and printing of his pictures took only two hours
(music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes are developed and elaborated

Synonyms of development :

noun improvement
noun evolution, process
noun change, alteration, modification
noun exploitation, use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercise
noun district, territory, territorial dominion, dominion
noun improvement, melioration
noun growth, growing, maturation, ontogeny, ontogenesis, organic process, biological process
noun developing, processing

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