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develop

verb /diˈveləp/ ( past tense, past participle developed)
to (cause to) grow bigger or to a more advanced state
desarrollar(se)
The plan developed slowly in his mind Shanghai has developed into a very large city.
to acquire gradually
contraer, adquirir
He developed the habit of getting up early.
to become active, visible etc
aparecer
Spots developed on her face.
to use chemicals to make (a photograph) visible
revelar
My brother used to develop all his own films.
development noun the process or act of developing
desarrollo
a crucial stage in the development of a child.
something new which is the result of developing
progreso
important new developments in science.
developer noun a person or company that makes a profit by buying land or buildings and then putting new or better buildings there
Promotor Immobiliario
a property developer
a person or company that creates new products and ideas
Desarrolador
a software developer.
a chemical substance which is used to develop films and photographs
Revelador Fotográfico
She placed the photograph in a tray full of developer.
(Definition of develop from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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