developmentation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

development +‎ -ation; the ostensible verb form *developmentate is not found.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɨˌvɛləp.mənˈteɪʃən/

Noun[edit]

developmentation (plural developmentations)

  1. (proscribed, chiefly US and humorous) Development.

Usage notes[edit]

Similarly to the entry for irregardless, this is a nonstandard illiteracy for development and should generally never be used in formal settings or written. Compare orientate.

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