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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