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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To develop (something) again.
  • intransitive verb To tone or intensify (a photographic print, for example) by a second developing process.
  • intransitive verb To restore (buildings or neighborhoods, for example) to a better condition.
  • intransitive verb To develop again.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To develop again.
  • To develop again or a second time; specifically, in photography, to intensify by a second developing process.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb (Photog.) To develop again
  • verb to rebuild an urban area, usually commercial but sometimes residential; -- typically involving some portion of government involvement and expenditure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To convert a neighbourhood by demolishing old buildings and building new ones, or by renovating existing ones

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb develop for a second time, in order to improve the contrast, colour, etc., of a negative or print
  • verb formulate or develop again, of an improved theory or hypothesis
  • verb change the plans for the use of (land)

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