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develop

verb /diˈveləp/ ( past tense, past participle developed)
to (cause to) grow bigger or to a more advanced state
(sich) entwickeln
The plan developed slowly in his mind Shanghai has developed into a very large city.
to acquire gradually
(sich) entwickeln
He developed the habit of getting up early.
to become active, visible etc
(sich) entwickeln
Spots developed on her face.
to use chemicals to make (a photograph) visible
entwickeln
My brother used to develop all his own films.
development noun the process or act of developing
die Entwicklung
a crucial stage in the development of a child.
something new which is the result of developing
die Entwicklung
important new developments in science.
(Definition of develop from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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