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development

see NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT. RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT. MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT.

development

The process of improving raw land.

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This development has, in its time, reacted on the extension of industry; and in proportion as industry, commerce, navigation, railways extended, in the same proportion the bourgeoisie developed, increased its capital, and pushed into the background every class handed down from the Middle Ages.
* Everhard here clearly develops the cause of all the labor troubles of that time.
The charms explain themselves as an inevitable product of primitive superstition; the ballads probably first sprang up and developed, among all races, in much the following way.
In its development it will be assisted by Christianity, if men desire that; but if men do not desire that, it will develop none the less surely.
From the ape the individual, if it survived, slowly developed into the lowest order of man--the Alu--and then by degrees to Bo-lu, Sto-lu, Band-lu, Kro-lu and finally Galu.
Likewise, under Sola's tutelage, I developed my telepathic powers so that I shortly could sense practically everything that went on around me.
There is another young lady here, who is less abnormally developed than the one I have just described, but who yet bears the stamp of this peculiar combination of incompleteness and effeteness.
Indirectly, as already remarked, they seem to play an important part in affecting the reproductive system, and in thus inducing variability; and natural selection will then accumulate all profitable variations, however slight, until they become plainly developed and appreciable by us.
For nature is of one kindred; and every soul has a seed or germ which may be developed into all knowledge.
Notre-Dame had been to him successively, as he grew up and developed, the egg, the nest, the house, the country, the universe.
Hand in hand with reading, he had developed the habit of making notes, and so copiously did he make them that there would have been no existence for him in the confined quarters had he not rigged several clothes-lines across the room on which the notes were hung.
My, what imaginations these children have developed! Sometimes I am fairly astounded by their daring and genius.