developmental

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de·vel·op·men·tal

adjective \dē-ˌve-ləp-ˈmen-təl\

: of or relating to the growth or development of someone or something

: designed to help a child grow or learn

Full Definition of DEVELOPMENTAL

1
a :  of, relating to, or being development <developmental processes> <developmental biology>; broadly :  experimental 2 <developmental aircraft>
b :  serving economic development <developmental highways>
2
:  designed to assist growth or bring about improvement (as of a skill) <developmental toys>
de·vel·op·men·tal·ly \-təl-ē\ adverb

Examples of DEVELOPMENTAL

  1. A drop in temperature can slow the plant's developmental process.
  2. a child with developmental abnormalities
  3. My theory is still in its developmental stage.

First Known Use of DEVELOPMENTAL

1849

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