She has been exercising regularly to develop her back muscles.
The story was later developed into a novel.
The island has developed its economy around tourism.
The course is designed to develop your writing skills.
A blossom develops from a bud.
The doctor says that the child is developing normally.
In this class, we will be learning about how languages develop.
Scientists are developing a treatment for the disease.
The company has developed a new method for recycling old tires.
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Recent Examples on the WebWalking backwards throws off your center of gravity a bit, requiring you to develop more stability, Ashley Rawlins, PT, DPT, a physical therapist and clinical specialist at Origin Physical, told Health.—Korin Miller, Health, 16 Sep. 2023 The Colegio developed a bilingual and bicultural curriculum that allowed students to direct their own studies.—oregonlive, 15 Sep. 2023 Glover is developing the project with his brother, Stephen Glover.—Hattie Lindert, Pitchfork, 15 Sep. 2023 To develop a global group with Bang, with the best of K-pop methodology, and our Geffen team, is truly special and will bring to life a first-of-its kind experience in music.—Rania Aniftos, Billboard, 15 Sep. 2023 As a young artist, Mr. Botero developed an instantly recognizable style and enjoyed great and immediate commercial success.—Stephen Kinzer, BostonGlobe.com, 15 Sep. 2023 In return, Putin signaled a willingness to assist North Korea in developing its space and satellite program.—Helen Regan, CNN, 15 Sep. 2023 When this happens, the abnormal tissue develops into a condition called gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN).—wendy Wisner, Parents, 15 Sep. 2023 Derek credits his work ethic to his upbringing Derek compared his upbringing and family life to a family sitcom, leading him to develop a positive work ethic — which extended into his baseball career.—Jacklyn Krol, Peoplemag, 3 Sep. 2023 See More
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French développer, from Old French desveloper, desvoluper to unwrap, expose, from des- de- + envoloper to enclose — more at envelop