Quotes containing word "development"

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Sell also: developing, evolution, exploitation, growing, growth, maturation, ontogeny

Definitions and meanings of word "development"

• Noun: act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining; examples: "he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency", "they funded research and development"

• Noun: a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage); examples: "the development of his ideas took many years", "the evolution of Greek civilization", "the slow development of her skill as a writer"

• Noun: a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation; examples: "recent developments in Iraq", "what a revolting development!"

• Noun: the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful; examples: "the development of Alaskan resources", "the exploitation of copper deposits"

• Noun: a district that has been developed to serve some purpose; example: "such land is practical for small park developments"

• Noun: a state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess); examples: "after he saw the latest development he changed his mind and became a supporter", "in chess your should take care of your development before moving your queen"

• Noun: (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; example: "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"

• Noun: processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible; example: "the development and printing of his pictures took only two hours"

• Noun: (music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) where the major musical themes are developed and elaborated

Featured authors with quotes containing word "development"

Gro Harlem Brundtland
9 quotes about development
Norwegian Leader, Politician, Diplomat
Born Thursday 20 April 1939
Anna Lindh
7 quotes about development
Swedish Politician
Wednesday 19 June 1957 - Thursday 11 September 2003
Maurice Strong
6 quotes about development
Canadian Businessman
Monday 29 April 1929 - Friday 27 November 2015
Christian Lous Lange
6 quotes about development
Norwegian Historian, Politician, Scientist
Friday 17 September 1869 - Sunday 11 December 1938
Kofi Annan
5 quotes about development
Ghanaian Statesman, Diplomat
Friday 8 April 1938 - Saturday 18 August 2018
Jose Ramos-Horta
4 quotes about development
Statesman, President, Politician
Born Monday 26 December 1949
Will Arnett
3 quotes about development
Canadian Actor, Comedian
Born Monday 4 May 1970
Trofim Lysenko
4 quotes about development
Russian Celebrity
Saturday 13 March 1909 - Saturday 20 November 1976
Donald Evans
4 quotes about development
American Public Servant
Born Saturday 27 July 1946
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
4 quotes about development
Malaysian Politician
Born Sunday 26 November 1939
John Desmond Bernal
2 quotes about development
Irish Scientist
Friday 10 May 1901 - Wednesday 15 September 1971
Ibrahim Babangida
3 quotes about development
Nigerian Statesman
Born Sunday 17 August 1941

That war has brought with it a truly incredible development of means of destruction and a terrifying prospect of rapid and almost limitless development in that direction.

Cordell Hull

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Amherst was pivotal in my broad intellectual development; MIT in my development as a professional economist.

Joseph Stiglitz

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That the AIDS pandemic is threatening sustainable development in Africa only reinforces the reality that health is at the center of sustainable development.

Gro Harlem Brundtland

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We do not have a budget support. We are now fully independent in terms of requirements, but we still have a need for development assistance separate from the budget. So all the economic aid we receive is for development assistance.

Jose Ramos-Horta

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It's a piece of property that, if you're going to have a development out here, you need to have a golf course because you need to take care of the effluent water being created by the development.

Tom Kite

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It's funny, because 'Arrested Development' is tied to Andy Richter in a few different ways. For me personally, after I did Andy Richter, one of the next things I did was a show called 'Quintuplets' for a season for Fox, and this was while 'Arrested Development' was on. I used to go over and hang out on their set.

Andy Richter

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Development does not take place in Washington, DC. Development takes place in the rest of the world.

Andrew Natsios

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Marxists have some way of analyzing the development of affairs which enables them to judge far in advance of scientific thinkers what the trend of social and economic development is to be.

John Desmond Bernal

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The development of physics, like the development of any science, is a continuous one.

Owen Chamberlain

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In a way, the history of jazz's development is a small mirror of classical music's development through the centuries. Now jazz is a living form of original music, while classical music has gotten to the end of its cycle in terms of exploring its form.

Mike Figgis

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I was criticized at some level within the Republican Party by those who say government should not be in the economic development business at all. My response is that the only country I know that doesn't have an economic development plan is Papa New Guinea.

Jon Huntsman, Jr.

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The Chinese government since 1979 has been very successful in economic development, and successful enough, simply by surviving, in the realm of political development.

William Kirby

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Useful as a war against France, undertaken by the Government against the will of the people would be for our revolutionary development, just so dangerous must be the effect upon our democratic development of a war supported by blind popular enthusiasm.

Ferdinand Lassalle

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The conclusion you can draw from these characteristics is that you have an uneven development of class activity and an uneven development of class consciousness in the working class.

Ernest Mandel

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The realization of a sustainable economic development strategy for Maine's Native American communities has always been a priority and a critical element of my administration's overall economic development strategy.

John Baldacci

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The late development of mass industrial organization in the United States has both stimulated and retarded the political development of the American working class.

C. L. R. James

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I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted.

Dalai Lama

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Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.

B. R. Ambedkar

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And then we've got Blades of Glory, and we've got Brothers Solomon, and I've got a script in development with this guy Chuck Martin who used to write on Arrested, and, you know, we have a few things in various stages of development.

Will Arnett

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We have in this country a federal government that increasingly is engaged in trying to determine which business, which regions, which industries will succeed, which will not through a whole range of economic development, regional development corporate subsidization programs.

Stephen Harper

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