Definition of "under development" for the illiterate (yes Victor von Doom, I am talking to you!)
de·vel·op·ment () n. 1. The act of developing. 2. The state of being developed. 3. A significant event, occurrence, or change. 4. A group of dwellings built by the same contractor. 5. Determination of the best techniques for applying a new device or process to production of goods or services. 6. Music a. Elaboration of a theme with rhythmic and harmonic variations. b. The part of a movement in sonata form in which the theme is elaborated and explored. de·vel'op·men/tal () adj. de·vel'op·men/tal·ly adv.
Synonyms: development evolution progress The central meaning shared by these nouns is "a progression from a simpler or lower to a more advanced, mature, or complex form or stage": the development of an aptitude into an accomplishment; the evolution of a plant from a seed; attempts made to foster social progress.