Definition of developmental
- developmental highways
- developmental toys
A drop in temperature can slow the plant's developmental process.
a child with developmental abnormalities
My theory is still in its developmental stage.
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: of or relating to the growth or development of someone or something
: designed to help a child grow or learn
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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