US: /dɪˈvɛɫəpmənt/
UK: /dɪvˈɛləpmənt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

development /di'veləpmənt/
  • danh từ
    • sự trình bày, sự bày tỏ, sự thuyết minh (vấn đề, luận điểm, ý kiến...)
    • sự phát triển, sự mở mang, sự mở rộng, sự khuếch trương, sự phát đạt
    • (sinh vật học) sự phát triển
    • sự tiến triển
    • (nhiếp ảnh) việc rửa ảnh; sự hiện (ảnh)
    • (quân sự) sự triển khai, sự mở (một cuộc tấn công)
    • (toán học) sự khai triển
    • (số nhiều) sự việc diễn biến
      • to await developments: đợi chờ sự việc diễn biến ra sao
    • development area
      • vùng bị nạn thất nghiệp nghiêm trọng; vùng có thể bị nạn thất nghiệp nghiêm trọng

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [U] the gradual growth of sth so that it becomes more advanced, stronger, etc: a baby's development in the womb + the development of basic skills such as literacy and numeracy + career development
new product
2 [U, C] the process of producing or creating sth new or more advanced; a new or advanced product: the development of vaccines against tropical diseases + The government is encouraging the development of small businesses. + developments in aviation technology + This piece of equipment is an exciting new development.
new event
3 [C] a new event or stage that is likely to affect what happens in a continuing situation: the latest developments in the war + Are there further developments in the investigation?
new buildings
4 [C] a piece of land with new buildings on it: a commercial / business / housing development
5 [U] the process of using an area of land especially to make a profit by building on it, etc: He bought the land for development.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 occurrence, happening, event, incident, circumstance, situation, condition, phenomenon:
William Nye will report new developments from the scene.
2 evolution, growth, evolvement, maturation, unfolding, maturing, maturity, increase, expansion, enlargement, increment; advance, advancement, progress; improvement:
She has studied the region's economic development.

Collocation dictionary

1 developing sth


School should encourage the full development of a student's talents.
| gradual | rapid | sustainable | healthy | commercial, economic, industrial | evolutionary, historical | regional | rural, suburban, urban | human | educational, emotional, intellectual, linguistic, personal, physical, psychological, sexual, social, spiritual | software | child | property


aid, allow, assist, encourage, enhance, facilitate, favour, foster, permit, promote, stimulate, support
Education stimulates the stage in the development of Anglo-Irish relations
| a stage of development
This is a perfectly normal stage of development.

2 new event/idea


exciting, important, major, radical, remarkable, significant, striking | the latest, new, recent | logical
The move from TV to film was a logical development in her career.
| unexpected | welcome | political, scientific, technical, technological


occur, take place
the significant developments taking place in the health service


~ in
new developments in film-making

3 new buildings


housing, property |
development of rational thinking. A group of experts has been brought together to support the develop
business, commercial | ribbon | accelerate, speed up
Ribbon developments (= lines ofEnvironmental factors can buildings)extended along the mainaccelerate the development of road.certain cancers.
| arrest, discourage, halt, hinder, inhibit, prevent, restrict, retard, slow
Too much emphasis onmemorizing facts can inhibit thedevelopment of creative thinking.
| finance
The company went deepinto debt to finance thedevelopment of the engine. |
monitor, oversee
A UN team ismonitoring the development ofthe peace process.
| trace
In theopening chapter, the author tracesthe development of judo from itsancient roots.


occur, take place


initiative, plan, programme, project, scheme | aid, assistance | work
The invention requires more development work to make it viable.
| process
the lengthy development process of a new model of car
| budget, capital, fund, grant | costs, expenditure


during ~
Cell divisions during development occur in a fixed sequence.
| in ~
A more powerful version of this electric bus in currently in development.
| under ~
The new vaccine is still under development.


research and development
I do quite a lot of research and development work in my job.
| a stage in the development of sth
an important

Concise English dictionary

+act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining
+a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
+a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation
+the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful
+a district that has been developed to serve some purpose
+a state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess)
+(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
+processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible
+(music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes are developed and elaborated