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The addiction to sports, therefore, in a peculiar degree marks an arrested development in man's moral nature.
Thorstein Veblen

Meaning of "arrested development" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

arrested development  [əˈrɛstɪd dɪˈvɛləpmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

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Arrested development is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

arrested development

Arrested development

The term "arrested development" has had multiple meanings for over 200 years. In the field of medicine, the term "arrested development" was used, in 1835-1836, to mean a stoppage of physical development; the term continues to be used in the same way. However, in the UK Mental Health Act of 1983, the term "arrested development" was considered a form of mental disorder consisting of severe mental impairment, resulting in a lack of intelligence. Other researchers have objected to the notion that mental development can be "arrested" or stopped, preferring to consider the mental status as developing in other ways, rather than the notion of mental growth as arrested. Consequently, in psychological terminology, the term "arrested development" is no longer used in referring to a developmental disorder in mental health.

Definition of arrested development in the English dictionary

The definition of arrested development in the dictionary is someone who displays arrested development is not fully developed physically. Other definition of arrested development is someone who displays arrested development is not fully developed psychologically.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT


advertisement
ədˈvɜːtɪsmənt
agreement
əˈɡriːmənt
antidevelopment
ˌæntɪdɪˈveləpmənt
apartment
əˈpɑːtmənt
assessment
əˈsɛsmənt
department
dɪˈpɑːtmənt
development
dɪˈvɛləpmənt
encampment
ɪnˈkæmpmənt
entrapment
ɪnˈtræpmənt
envelopment
ɪnˈveləpmənt
equipment
ɪˈkwɪpmənt
escarpment
ɪˈskɑːpmənt
nondevelopment
ˌnɒndɪˈveləpmənt
overdevelopment
ˌəʊvədɪˈvɛləpmənt
predevelopment
ˌpriːdɪˈvɛləpmənt
recoupment
rɪˈkuːpmənt
redevelopment
ˌriːdɪˈvɛləpmənt
shipment
ˈʃɪpmənt
subdevelopment
ˈsʌbdɪˌveləpmənt
underdevelopment
ˌʌndədɪˈveləpmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

arrearage
arrears
arrect
arreede
arrest
arrest judgment
arrest of judgment
arrest warrant
arrestable
arrestant
arrestation
arrestee
arrester
arresting
arresting officer
arrestingly
arrestive
arrestment
arrestor
arret

WORDS THAT END LIKE ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

application development
audio equipment
career development
character development
child development
comment
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
exercise equipment
housing development
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
laboratory equipment
new product development
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
property development
regional development
research and development
rural development
self-development
sports equipment
sustainable development
urban development

Synonyms and antonyms of arrested development in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «arrested development» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

Find out the translation of arrested development to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of arrested development from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «arrested development» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

抓发展
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

desarrollo detenido
570 millions of speakers

English

arrested development
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गिरफ्तार विकास
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

توقف التنمية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

арестован развитие
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Arrested Development
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গ্রেফতার উন্নয়ন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

développement arrêtés
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pembangunan yang ditangkap
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Stillstand in der Entwicklung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

発達停止
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

체포 개발
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pembangunan sing ditahan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phát triển bị bắt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கைது செய்யப்பட்டார்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अटक विकास
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tutuklanan gelişme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sviluppo bloccato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Arrested Development
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

арештований розвиток
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dezvoltare arestat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συνελήφθη ανάπτυξη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gearresteer ontwikkeling
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

greps utveckling
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

arrestert utvikling
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of arrested development

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT»

The term «arrested development» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.210 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about arrested development

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3 QUOTES WITH «ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word arrested development.
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Jeff Kinney
I feel, as an adult, I'm very similar to how I was as a pre-teen. Maybe it's a case of arrested development, but I feel like it's easy to slip back into those shoes, and I feel like if we were all magically transported back to our middle school years, we'd all act like we did in middle school.
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Alice Roosevelt Longworth
I've always believed in the adage that the secret of eternal youth is arrested development.
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Thorstein Veblen
The addiction to sports, therefore, in a peculiar degree marks an arrested development in man's moral nature.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT»

Discover the use of arrested development in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to arrested development and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Arrested Development and Philosophy: They've Made a Huge Mistake
Original. TV tie-in. Is George Michael's crush on his cousin unnatural? Is it immoral for Lindsay to lie about stealing clothes to hide her job? Is Gob better off living his life in bad faith?
Kristopher G. Phillips, J. Jeremy Wisnewski, 2012
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Arrested Development: A Veteran Police Chief Sounds Off ...
What is happening to our nation's police and what can we do about it? In this hard-hitting book, Couper outlines the seven steps police must take in order to improve and be partners in our great democracy" -- p. [4] of cover.
David Couper, 2012
3
Arrested Development: The Aaron Cohen Story
Aaron Cohen has been in the headlines for years. Many people think they know his story. They are wrong.
Paul Little, 2000
4
Black Africa, 1945-1980: Economic Decolonization and ...
The book is written to be understood without difficulty by non-specialists and is intended to act as an introduction to its subject for university students.
D. K. Fieldhouse, 2010
5
The Death of the Grown-Up: How America's Arrested ...
In a provocative cultural analysis, a social critic offers an illuminating look at the dangerous repercussions of America's nation of perpetual adolescents who refuse to grow up, cannot decide between right and wrong, rationalize murderous ...
Diana West, 2008
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Arrested Development: A Veteran Police Chief Sounds Off ...
Since his retirement he has been concerned about the militarization of our nation's police and their slow progress which has arrested their development. This is his third book on policing.
Chief David C. Couper, 2012
7
Arrested development: pop culture and the erosion of adulthood
This book traces the history of these motifs all the way back to their origins in the counterculture of the '50s and '60s, and concludes that the counterculture, far from being liberatory, has provided a ready-made verbal and visual ...
Andrew Calcutt, 1998
8
Arrested Development: A Journalist's Account of How the ...
Arrested Development takes a hard look at the state of Nigeria's shipping sector and concludes that the sector has failed to live up to expectation.
Bolaji Akinola, 2012
9
Arrested Development in Ethiopia: Essays on ...
Eritrea, as home of 9 ethno-linguistic and multi-faith groups, has the portential ingredients of lethal identity-based conflicts.
Seyoum Y. Hameso, Mohammed Hassen, 2006
10
Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel
Bernadette Fox is notorious.
Maria Semple, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term arrested development is used in the context of the following news items.
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How 'Arrested Development' Saved Malik Yoba From Getting …
Malik Yoba has been a series regular on New York Undercover, Alphas, and, most recently, Empire, but he's probably best known for a ... «UPROXX, Jul 15»
2
'That's Good Enough': Words Moviemakers Should Never Say to …
But what about a show like Arrested Development, the Grazer-produced sitcom where the main characters are, in the word of Grazer's on-stage ... «The Atlantic, Jul 15»
3
Wireless Festival 2015 in Photos: Nicki Minaj Runs Late; Jessie J …
... KStewart, Jessie J, Clean Bandit, August Alsina, Charli XCX, Wretch 32, Rae Sremmurd, Arrested Development, Grandmaster Flash, Shakka, ... «International Business Times, India Edition, Jul 15»
4
Marvel Should Consider These 5 Directors for its Black Panther …
... Me and Dupree" and episodes of TV comedy series like "Community" and "Arrested Development" (nothing at all that would make one feel ... «Indie Wire, Jul 15»
5
Should parents charge their children rent at home?
Or do parents allow their child to linger in a state of arrested development without consequence. What's a parent to do? Dr. Dawn Romano ... «WWL First News, Jul 15»
6
Relive Lucille Bluth's Worst Mom Moments From 'Arrested
Lucille Bluth, the matriarch of the Bluth family on Arrested Development, is a judgmental, drunken mess of a mother and we wouldn't have her ... «UPROXX, Jul 15»
7
Bungie hired Arrested Development's David Cross to make Destiny …
Destiny's Ghost is a notoriously boring and unfunny character, and it's transpired that Bungie hired Arrested Development's David Cross in an ... «Videogamer.com, Jul 15»
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'Arrested Development' season 5 release date in 2016: What to expect
"Arrested Development" saw a revival in 2013, years after Fox cancelled the show in 2006 after season 3. The show's fourth season was ... «ChristianToday, Jul 15»
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'Arrested Development' season 5; cult show's continuation confirmed
It is definitely an understatement to say that the revival of "Arrested Development" for a fourth season is nothing short of a miracle. Upon the ... «Ecumenical News, Jul 15»
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Should Arrested Development Go on Beyond Season 5? Let's See!
Now that “Arrested Development” has been confirmed for a fifth season, the show's fans are obviously very excited – and they have been ... «Master Herald, Jun 15»

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