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  • Over the years, significant developments have occurred because groups of residents joined together for common goals.
  • The community consists of a few small commercial developments and a large mobile home park.
  • This section is divided into the broad cultural developments that affected military technology.
  • Many commercial developments have developed on the south side along these routes.
  • The fire also led to questions about the developments in the United States.
  • Existing industrial developments are being used for new purposes instead of standing empty.
  • There are a number of proposed road developments throughout the region.
  • Larger developments along the west coast have recently been approved and are in the process of being developed.
  • It has been involved in many historical developments and has been repeatedly taken over by various sides.
  • There have also been new developments in the process of publishing books.
  • The department program is a collection of smaller developments which are detailed below.
  • These developments will probably later make their way back into the Ariane programme.
  • It wasn't until the late 1980s that some of the largest developments came about.
  • Due to population growth in the city, many of these gardens may be lost to give way to new developments.
  • However, some developments did seek to improve this, but with limited success.
  • The Golden Age was also an important time for developments in literature.
  • In the late 1960s and the 1970s, another stage of new town developments was launched.
  • Though several developments in target detection have taken place especially recently, these methods are still common practice.
  • New construction of residential and commercial developments are hot topics in the local news.
  • The 18th and 19th-century houses near the town centre have been added to by modern developments.
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Root form of developments is development for the noun.

Meaning of developments

  • noun 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
  • noun 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
  • noun A recent event that has some relevance for the present situation
    recent developments in Iraq, what a revolting development!
  • noun A district that has been developed to serve some purpose
    such land is practical for small park developments
  • noun 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
  • noun Processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible
    the development and printing of his pictures took only two hours
  • noun (music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes are developed and elaborated