Incorrect spelling, explanation: this form is a misspelling because it would be pronounced differently than develop (the correct form; the correct pronunciation is /dɪˈveləp/. Moreover develop comes from Latin envelop, later French, so
develope is incorrect.
Correct spelling, explanation: develop is the correct spelling since it comes from French developper. The pronunciation is also often mistaken and this may be the reason for the mistaken develop; the correct form develop is pronounced /dɪˈveləp/, not / dɪˈveləʊp/.
Definition of develop:
verb, to improve something, to change by getting bigger
We should develop some new strategies for this project.
His two companies develop successfully.
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the spelling develope is not obsolete, i and family and friends use this form of spelling. just depends what part of the world u come from and which generation u belong to.
Correction: Develpoe spelling isn’t INCORRECT. Just like: Colour ISN’T incorrect.
Yes, develope is the obsolete spelling of develop.
‘Develope’ spelt this way in a book published in 1931. Was this correct at the time?
Who taught you to spell? Develope is the way i was taught, although I usually drop the “e”, unless it needs to be grammatically correct.
Because that’s a regular verb, and you create it’s past simple form by adding “-ed”.
so why developed?
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