1. arrested development an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely
  2. water development making an area of water more useful
  3. ribbon development building complex in a continuous row along a road
  4. underdevelopment state of inadequate development
  5. housing development a residential area of similar dwellings built by property developers and usually under a single management
  6. land development making an area of land more useful
  7. development a process in which something passes to a different stage
  8. product development improving an existing product or developing new kinds of products
  9. redevelopment the act of improving by renewing and restoring
  10. psychomotor development progressive acquisition of skills involving both mental and motor activities
  11. nondevelopment failure of normal development to occur
  12. envelopment the act of enclosing something inside something else
  13. bedevilment the act of harassing someone
  14. executive department a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
  15. outward-developing away from an axis, as in a flower cluster in which the oldest flowers are in the center, the youngest near the edge
  16. inward-developing toward an axis, as in a sunflower
  17. Epistle to Philemon a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to Philemon asking Philemon to forgive the slave for escaping
  18. test equipment equipment required to perform a test
  19. state government the government of a state in the United States
  20. developmental of or relating to or constituting development