Definition of developmental
developmentallyplay \-təl-ē\ adverb
Examples of developmental in a Sentence
A drop in temperature can slow the plant's developmental process.
a child with developmental abnormalities
My theory is still in its developmental stage.
Recent Examples of developmental from the Web
The groom’s mother retired as the administrative manager of the East Brunswick, N.J., office of SERV Behavioral Health System, which provides services to people with developmental disabilities and other issues.
Keselowski uses developmental pit crews in the feeder series, and said that will end if his team is slapped with serious penalties.
If the penalty is very severe, very harsh, that’s the end of developmental pit crews for my team.
Also, the Hornets already have a developmental big guy in Frank Kaminsky.
Salinas went on to graduate from Stevenson in four years and earned a diploma through the University of Iowa's Reach program, a two-year transition and certificate program for students with developmental disabilities, according to its website.
Providers say the rates are already too low to keep quality workers, and one provider in Olathe closed after state budget cuts last year, leaving 19 people with developmental and intellectual disabilities looking for new services.
The Early Head Start program is designed to promote school readiness for children by enhancing their developmental and social competence.
The Sacramento Police Department is investigating the alleged gang rape of a Tahoe Park man with developmental disabilities.
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First Known Use of developmental
DEVELOPMENTAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of developmental for English Language Learners
: of or relating to the growth or development of someone or something
: designed to help a child grow or learn
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