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"developer" in British English

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developernoun

uk   /dɪˈvel.ə.pər/  us   /dɪˈvel.ə.pɚ/
  • developer noun (BUILDER)

C2 [C] a person or company that makes money from buying land, building new houses, offices, etc., or by changing existing buildings to sell or rent: a property developer

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(Definition of developer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"developer" in American English

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developernoun [C]

 us   /dɪˈvel·ə·pər/
a person or company that makes money by buying land and building new houses, stores, or offices on it: real estate developers
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developernoun [C]

uk   us   /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
(Definition of developer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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