Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Development"

The meaning of "Development" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does due to our rapid cultural development mean?
A: "Due to" = "Because of"
"Rapid" = "Quick"

For example:
"This is happening due to our rapid cultural development."

This means:
"This is happening because of our quick cultural development."

"Cultural Development" refers to the planning and implementing of strategies to improve your community's cultural assets and values for the economic and cultural benefit of the community as a whole.
Q: What does "You start the development sprint full of energy, but the ancient curse of Java bogs you down and you realize you are in for a marathon." mean?
A: There is a bit of a pun here. Sprint in sports means running very fast over short distance. Sprint in software development is a short period of time over which you have to develop a set functionality. So the sentence starts by mentioning sprint as it relates to software development, but then changes to talking about a marathon, which is a sports term. In sports, sprint is something that is quick and requires speed and energy, and a marathon is something that is slow and requires endurance over long periods of time.

So, to analyze this sentence: you expect that you are in for a sprint, that is you start your developing expecting to put in a lot of energy into it and to complete it quickly. However, the nature of Java (a programming language) is such that it bogs you down = you feel like you're a bog (a swamp) and can't move fast. And once you are bogged down, you realize that your sprint has turned into a marathon -- that is, it's going to take a long time and require patience and endurance from you.
Q: What does arrested development mean?
A: That quote is a play on words. Arrested development really means a stop (arrested means stopped) in physical growth/development (or it has also been used in the past as a stop in mental growth). But in this quote, as you may or may not know, Marilyn Monroe was a very voluptuous woman. So, she "developed" very well. So, because of her development (good body) somebody else might get into trouble with her and thereby get "arrested" by police. It's a joke. Shew! That was a long explanation.
Q: What does development initiatives mean?
A: development initiatives usually mean that they are steps that someone would be taking towards development.

as in the processes that will be followed or initiatives that will be taken to develop.

initiatives being taken meaning steps towards the outcome they want to see complete.

sorry if this is hard to understand but this is how I can best explain it.
Q: What does “we will stick together to seek common development." mean?
A: Firstly, the word "development" sounds unnatural here. Rather use "goal" or "progress" (depending on what message u want to give)

Example sentences using "Development"

Q: Please show me example sentences with development.
A: The lack of vitamin C stunted her bone development.


We are holding a class to help with profession development.

Her development in math is improving with tutoring.
Q: Please show me example sentences with development software and data base .
A: KAREL is an application development software package integrated into a FANUC Robot.
Software development tools are used to create new and to develop existing software applications.
We aid you in this by providing your software development group with guidelines, test cases and procedures.
Software development is a highly technical job.
Each time a new piece of information is entered or added to the database.
The geometry of this grid is then compared with the calculation points saved in the database.
Compare the new record with an already existing record in the database.
The database has a field to indicate whether the certification has been performed.
You can access the database with jobs from 31 countries.
It offers an endless amount of hot keys loaded by a simple drag and drop from the database.

Synonyms of "Development" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between The developments IN technology. and The developments OF technology. ?
A: There is not much difference.
"Developments in technology" hints more towards the developments. The emphasis (focus) is on the developments.
"Developments of technology" hints more towards the technology. The emphasis (focus) is on the technology. In this phrase, the technology is advancing (improving).
Q: What is the difference between a sustainable development and the sustainable development ?
A: @Sungyong: "A sustainable development" can be anything, you're not being specific.
"The sustainable development" is about a certain thing. "the" shows you have a specific sustainable development in mind.

"The sustainable development of our city is working well"
"A world wide sustainable development is needed to save our planet"
Q: What is the difference between I can see the development of his English and I can see he improved his English ?
A: I think they mean the same thing
They both mean that his english is getting better
"I can see his english is developing" and "I can see he is improving his english"
The only difference is that in the first sentence "his english" is the subject while in the second "he" is the subject.
Q: What is the difference between development and growth ?
A: development is the progress.
growth is the rate at which something is growing.
Q: What is the difference between extensive development and intensive development ?
A: "Extensive" basically means large-scale, expansive, substantial, comprehensive, or thorough.

"Intensive" basically means a lot of work has been put in over a short period of time or lots of work has been concentrated on one specific task.

For example, producing a major blockbuster film with lots of characters, sets, locations etc. over a period of five years would be very a extensive project, but not necessarily intensive work. Creating a low-budget short film in one day would be very intensive work (a lot of hours put in working on the film over a short period), but the project wouldn't be very extensive.

Translations of "Development"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? because of development of internet, we can easily get wide, tons of informations.
it can give chances to children to learn what they want to

is this correct? help me thx :)
A: Good start 😌, let’s fix some things to make it sound a little bit better.

With the development of the internet, we can easily access/get a variety of information. This can give children a chance to learn anything they want to.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? development
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? development
A: Desarrollo
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? development
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? development
A: @samerul29:

Other questions about "Development"

Q: Further work includes the development of training, implementing effective change measures as required. does this sound natural?
A: You might want to add an 'and' instead of the comma because when you say 'includes' it kind of makes one assume there's more than one or two reasons. Your sentence is correct but if there was an 'And' it would sound a lot more natural
Q: They significantly regressed our economic development. Thanks to them we are still some years behind other European countries. does this sound natural?
A: Delayed / restrained /..
Q: With the development of Internet and technology comes less physically active lifestyle. does this sound natural?
A: With the development of (the) Internet and technology come(no s) less physically active lifestyle(s).

Other than that, it's fine.

Hope that helps.
Q: The development of thinking starts from the very childhood. At the primary school children get best grasp of something through games. It is the best way for the development of intelligence, initiative and inventiveness in that age. Most of primary schools do not take this fact into account or do not pay enough attention to it. Further, secondary and high school teachers must not forget that children need motivation for learning anything. does this sound natural?
A: In primary school, children get...
(Second sentence)

Most primary schools do not...
(Fourth sentence)

Furthermore, secondary...
(Fifth sentence)

Other than these ⬆️ tiny mistakes, it's all good 😊
Q: the development of the event is influenced by many factors (most of them /most of which )are beyond our control
A: The development of the event is influenced by many factors, most of which are beyond our control.


It's hard to explain, but "them" is a personal pronoun. You shouldn't follow another noun with a pronoun. Take this sentence for example:

We have many cats, most of them are white. Try to remove "most of" and read it again. It doesn't make sense.

We have many cats, most of which are white. Try to remove "most of" here. It still makes sense.

An example of using "most of them" would be: We had 10 apples and ate most of them.

Remove "most of" and the sentence still makes sense.


I hope this helps!

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