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cognitive development (s) (noun), cognitive developments (pl)
The progression of acquiring intelligence and increasingly advanced thinking and the capacity for problem-solving abilities throughout one's life from infancy on into adulthood: Cognitive development takes place in all families when the children learn how to crawl, to hold a cup, to utter their needs, etc.
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