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English definition of “developer”


noun [C]     /dɪˈveləpər/
PROPERTY a person or company that makes money by buying land and building new houses , stores , or offices on it: The bill would prevent a developer from building thousands of homes near the canyon . He is one of the developers of the new golf resort . a property / real estate / housing developer
PRODUCTION, IT a person or company that creates new products , especially software , or services : Now the country is producing some of the best designers of wireless chips and developers of wireless software . a software / drug / game developer
→ See also merchant developer
(Definition of developer noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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