1) The act, process, or result of developing. The state of being developed.
From → develop + -ment suffix forming nouns from verbs.
research and development
pažuheš o govâleš
Fr.: recherche et développement
Systematic activity combining both basic and applied research, and aimed at discovering solutions to problems or creating new goods and knowledge. (BusinessDictionary.com).
Fr.: développement durable
Ecology: A development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.