Translation of "develop" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

develop

verb uk /dɪˈvel.əp/ us /dɪˈvel.əp/
GROW 生长

B1 [ I or T ] to (cause something to) grow or change into a more advanced, larger, or stronger form

(使)发展;(使)发育;(使)成长
It became clear that he wasn't developing like all the other little boys. 显然他没有像其他小男孩那样正常生长发育。
The fear is that these minor clashes may develop into all-out confrontation. 人们担心这些小小的冲突可能会演变成全面的对抗。
Over time, their acquaintance developed into a lasting friendship. 随着时间的推移,他们的泛泛之交变成了牢固的友谊。
This exercise is designed to develop the shoulder and back muscles. 这项练习旨在锻炼肩部和背部的肌肉。
I'm looking for a job which will enable me to develop my skills/talents. 我在寻找一份可以提高自己技能/才能的工作。
START 开创

B1 [ T ] to invent something or bring something into existence

开发;制定
We have to develop a new policy/strategy to deal with the problem. 我们必须制定一项新政策/策略来处理这个问题。
The company is spending $650 million on developing new products/technology. 该公司将斥资6.5亿美元用于新产品/技术的开发。

C2 [ I ] to start to happen or exist

发生;出现
Large cracks began to develop in the wall. 墙上开始出现了一些很大的裂缝。

B2 [ I or T ] If you develop an illness or problem, or if it develops, you start to suffer from it.

患上,患(病);逐渐形成(疾病或问题)
The study showed that one in twelve women is likely to develop breast cancer. 这项研究表明约有十二分之一的妇女可能会患乳腺癌。
She's developed some very strange habits lately. 她近来养成了一些怪习惯。

[ T ] to build houses, factories, etc. on a piece of land

开发,建设
They're planning to develop the whole site into a shopping complex. 他们计划把这整块地皮开发建设成购物中心。
PROCESS FILM 显影

[ I or T ] to make photographs or negatives from a film

(使)显影;冲洗
We developed some old negatives from my parents' wedding day. 我的度假照片还没有冲洗出来。

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