Translation of "develop" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /dɪˈvel·əp/ us /dɪˈvel·əp/

B1 to change and become better, or to make someone or something become better

svilupparsi, fare sviluppare
He’s developing into a very good tennis player. Sta diventando un bravissimo giocatore di tennis.

B1 to make something new, such as a product

Scientists are developing new drugs all the time. Gli scienziati sviluppano continuamente nuovi farmaci.

to start to have a problem or feeling

Shortly after take-off the plane developed engine trouble. Poco dopo il decollo l’aereo ha manifestato problemi al motore.

to use special chemicals on a piece of film to make photographs appear


(Translation of “develop” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)