• IPA: /dɪˈvɛləpɪŋ/
  1. Present participle and gerund of develop#English|develop.
  1. In the process of development.
    a developing foetus
  2. Of a country: becoming economically more mature or advanced; becoming industrialized.
  • French: en développement
  • German: entwickelnd, Entwicklung
  • Italian: in via di sviluppo
  • Portuguese: em desenvolvimento
  • Russian: развива́ющийся
  • Spanish: en vías de desarrollo

developing (plural developings)

  1. A process of development.
    • 1854, John Campbell (editor), The Christian witness and church members' magazine
      In the developings of an inscrutable Providence, the kingdoms of the earth have become embroiled, and who can say where the complication will terminate?

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