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  1. developmentsnoun

    A group of building complexes or apartments. Often used for low income housing.

  2. developmentsnoun

    Plural form of development.

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  1. developmentsnoun

    Plural noun of the word development.

    The new developments of apartment blocks in the city had to be provisionally approved by new criteria to include private housing, affordable housing and social housing in the one development.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 28, 2016  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'developments' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1998

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'developments' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3822

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of developments in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of developments in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of developments in a Sentence

  1. Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, President, ELDR 1995-2000, Foreign Minister 1982-1993, Nordic Embassies in Berlin 23 September 2003:

    I cherish the Franco-German cooperation as one of the most important developments in post-war Europe. But I will not accept is as being so sacrosanct that the rest of us shall simply adapt to what is decided between Paris and Berlin.

  2. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    Photographers often speak of subjects in the 'foreground' of a landscape scene. Has any famous photographer ever dared to venture to refer to a five, six or more 'grounds' in one of their developments?

  3. Audrey Gaughran:

    Even though we've highlighted some of the negative developments... I think we would always highlight that there are positive developments, across the board, with the exception of Europe and Central Asia there were fewer reports of executions in every region.

  4. Koon Chow:

    Some of the price action looked like an over-reaction, for example in the Russian bonds, so you get people buying it back, if anything, the geopolitical developments will strengthen Russian policymakers' resolve to run a very conservative economic policy, which means your economy is less vulnerable to geopolitical-related developments.

  5. Mario Draghi:

    Early next year the governing council will reassess the monetary stimulus achieved and the outlook for price developments, we will also evaluate oil price developments.

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