Translation of "development" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /dɪˈvel.əp.mənt/ us /dɪˈvel.əp.mənt/

development noun (GROWTH)

B1 [ U ] the process in which someone or something grows or changes and becomes more advanced

healthy growth and development 健康的成长发育
The documentary traced the development of popular music through the ages. 这个节目回顾了各个年代流行音乐的发展历程。
The region suffers from under-/over-development (= having too little/much industry). 该地区苦于发展不足/过度。
a development project (= one to help improve industry) in Pakistan 旨在促进巴基斯坦工业发展的开发项目

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development noun (THING THAT HAPPENS)

B2 [ C ] a recent event that is the latest in a series of related events

an important development in the fuel crisis 燃料危机中的一个重要进展
Call me if there are any new developments. 如果有什么新动态就给我打电话。

development noun (START)

B1 [ U ] the process of developing something new

Mr Berkowitz is in charge of product development. 伯克维茨先生负责产品开发。

development noun (BUILDINGS)

[ C ] an area on which new buildings are built in order to make a profit

a housing development 新建住宅区

(Translation of “development” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)