- 1 1.1 [facultad/inteligencia] to develop; [músculos] to develop, build up tiene el sentido del olfato muy desarrollado it has a very highly developed sense of smell 1.2 [industria/comercio] to develop 1.3 (ampliar, desenvolver) [idea/teoría/plan] to develop
- 2 2.1 (exponer) [teoría/idea] to explain, expound [formal]; [tema] to explain 2.2 [Matemáticas/Mathematics] to develop 2.3 (llevar a cabo) [actividad/labor] to carry out; [plan] to put into practice
- 3 [coche/motor] desarrolla una velocidad de … it can reach a speed of … desarrolla 75 caballos it develops o/or generates 75 horsepower
desarrollarse v pron
- 1 1.1 (crecer) [niño/cuerpo/planta] to develop, grow 1.2 [adolescente] to develop, go through puberty 1.3 [pueblo/industria/economía] to develop 1.4 [teoría/idea] to develop, evolve
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.