What does Developing mean?

Definitions for Developing
dɪˈvɛl ə pɪŋDe·vel·op·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. development, developingadjective

    processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible

    "the development and printing of his pictures took only two hours"

  2. developing, underdevelopedadjective

    relating to societies in which capital needed to industrialize is in short supply


  1. developingnoun

    the process of treating a photosensitive material with chemicals in order to make a latent image visible.


  1. developingadjective

    Of a country: becoming economically more mature or advanced; becoming industrialized.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Developing

    of Develop


  1. Developing

    Developing is a 1994 short film directed by Marya Cohn, about the relationship between a girl and her single mother, who has breast cancer. The film stars Natalie Portman as Nina.

Editors Contribution

  1. developingverb

    Verb form of the word develop.

    The developing creation of peace agreements is vital for humanity.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 9, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Developing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3188

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Developing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3607

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Developing' in Adjectives Frequency: #436

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Developing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Developing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Developing in a Sentence

  1. Joe Manchin:

    We can not successfully address our climate challenge by eliminating sources of energy that countries are committed to using, only through innovating and developing new technologies that reduce carbon emissions will we truly make a difference.

  2. Fatih Birol:

    It was misleading to believe that there would be a huge amount of new Iranian crude and natural gas production entering market in the short term, it would take some time in terms of developing new oil fields, finding transmission routes and having the necessary market conditions.

  3. Maurice Edu:

    A lot has changed, not only has the standard of play increased but also from an infrastructure stand point as well, you see a lot more soccer specific stadiums that have been built around Champions League, every team now has an academy system which is very important, not only for developing our youth team players for the MLS but also to give them exposure to professional soccer and help their development as a professional player wherever that may be.

  4. Amanda Renteria:

    Her experiences and relationships will be valuable in developing the coalition to ensure the Latino community has a voice in this campaign and in this country.

  5. Rachel Kyte:

    Lots of those pieces are now more in place than they have ever been, but everything is cyclical, and now we are starting to see a little bit of softening in demand from developing countries because of oil.

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