développer

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French desveloper, from Old French desveloper from des- +‎ voloper, veloper, vloper "to wrap, wrap up" (compare Italian -viluppare, Old Italian alternate form goluppare "to wrap") from Vulgar Latin base *vlopp-, *wlopp- "to wrap" from Proto-Germanic *wrappan-, *wlappan- (to wrap, roll up, turn, wind), from Proto-Indo-European *werb- (to turn, bend) [1]. Akin to Middle English wlappen (to wrap, fold) (Modern English lap "to wrap, involve, fold"), Middle English wrappen (to wrap), Middle Dutch lappen (to wrap up), Danish dialectal vravle "to wind, twist", Middle Low German wrempen "to wrinkle, scrunch, distort", Old English wearp (warp).

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développer

  1. to develop

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