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  • noun

Synonyms for development

Synonyms for development

a progression from a simple form to a more complex one

the result or product of building up

steady improvement, as of an individual or a society

Synonyms for development

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)

(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically

a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation

a district that has been developed to serve some purpose

a state in which things are improving

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

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It is therefore possible that organophosphates and carbamates share additional mechanisms other than cholinesterase inhibition that nevertheless contribute to developmental neurotoxicity targeted to the cholinergic phenotype.
is Assistant Professor of Social Sciences in the General College and Advisor for the Center for Research on Developmental Education and Urban Literacy
Access to quality dental care for persons with developmental disabilities.
When assessment indicates a developmental delay, the student may be referred to pre-k special education referral team.
Super (1983) delineated the commonalties and distinctions between the classical "matching" model of career counseling and the developmental approach.
For an application or more information about the Institute, contact Sandy Drewes, director of the Kellogg Institute, or Maggie Mock, administrative assistant, National Center for Developmental Education, ASU Box 32098, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608-2098; 828-262-3057; or visit www.
Early childhood music teachers are necessarily fluent in the developmental orientation because, depending on the child and circumstances, direct instruction is just not very practical in the first three to five years of life.
Successful new behaviors and the developmental arrangements out of which they grew then gain currency in a population.
1) Is there a developmental difference in the type of story (i.
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Charles Lakin, Simi Litvak, and Gary Smith - also have experience in the area of disability and policy studies with particular emphasis on developmental disability issues.
ENVIRONMENT of developmental and neurological toxins amount to about 24 billion pounds a year -- enough toxic chemicals to fill railroad tanker cars stretching from New York to Albuquerque, New Mexico -- according to a September report issued by the National Environmental Trust.
Recent advances in developmental biology and genetics should help researchers develop methods for determining how a variety of chemicals can disrupt development in humans, according to a recent report from the National Research Council (NRC).
Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 1984, PL 98-527.
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