Translation of "development" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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developmentnoun

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

成长,发育;发展
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

动态,进展
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

开发,研制
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

开发的房地产
a housing development 新建住宅区

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