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dev

[ dev ]
/ dɛv /
Informal.
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noun

a software developer: a game dev;a web dev.

adjective

software development: The programmers and animators on the dev team worked late into the night.

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Origin of dev

By shortening

Definition for dev (2 of 2)

dev.

abbreviation

development.
deviation.
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