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Definition of developer noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] a person or company that buys land or buildings in order to build new houses, stores, etc., or to improve the old ones, and makes a profit from doing this property developers
  2. 2[countable] a person or a company that designs and creates new products a software developer
  3. 3[uncountable] a chemical substance that is used for developing photographs from a film
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: developer