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develop
dɪ'vɛləp
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Part of Speech(动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb
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(动) As a verb
  1. Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes).
  2. Change the use of and make available or usable.
  3. Expand in the form of a series.
    • Grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment.
      • Cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development.
      • Happen.
      • Be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest.
      • Elaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme.
        • Become technologically advanced.
        • Grow emotionally or mature.
        • Gain through experience.
        • Create by training and teaching.
        • Elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses.
        • Move into a strategically more advantageous position.
          • Move one's pieces into strategically more advantageous positions.
            • Superimpose a three-dimensional surface on a plane without stretching, in geometry.
              • Generate gradually.
                • Work out.
                • Make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation.
                • Make visible by means of chemical solutions.
                • Come into existence; take on form or shape.
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