Translation of "develop" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

develop

verb (START) 开创 uk us /dɪˈvel.əp/

[ T ] to invent something or bring something into existence

开发;制定
We must 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。

[ 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。

[ 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, shops, 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。

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