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    What does "a welcome development" mean?

    Hello,

    Please help me to understand the sentense below. This is about PL lawsuits.

    Although some cases may remain pending in other jurisdictions, the resolution of thousands of claims is a welcome development.


    I don't have any idea what "a welcome development" mean.

    Thank you,
    Higurashi

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    Re: What does "a welcome development" mean?

    Hi:
    The growing interest of consumers in the safety and nutritional quality

    of the typical North American diet is a welcome development.

    What do you think of my example?

    I think it just means the development trend is good.

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    Re: What does "a welcome development" mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by higurashi View Post
    I don't have any idea what "a welcome development" mean.

    I think, as my friend has already referred to,
    you could think of a welcome activity as something that its owner(/cause) is pleased to receive or have; something agreeable.

    So in that case: "Although some cases may remain pending in other jurisdictions (negative), the resolution of thousands of claims is a pleasant and amiable progression" (positive)

    ' Behnam

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