developing country

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developing country

n
(Economics) a nonindustrialized poor country that is seeking to develop its resources by industrialization
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Noun1.developing country - a country that is poor and whose citizens are mostly agricultural workers but that wants to become more advanced socially and economically
body politic, country, nation, res publica, commonwealth, state, land - a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"
Translations
rozvojová země
udviklingsland
kehitysmaa
zemlja u razvoju
発展途上国
개발도상국
utvecklingsland
ประเทศที่กำลังพัฒนา
nước đang phát triển

developing country

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developing country

بَلَدٌ نامٍ rozvojová země udviklingsland Entwicklungsland αναπτυσσόμενη χώρα país en vías de desarrollo kehitysmaa pays en développement zemlja u razvoju paese in via di sviluppo 発展途上国 개발도상국 ontwikkelingsland utviklingsland kraj rozwijający się país em desenvolvimento развивающаяся страна utvecklingsland ประเทศที่กำลังพัฒนา gelişmekte olan ülke nước đang phát triển 发展中国家
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Considering all the above factors, the evidence presented of greater R&D investment flows into non-traditional, lesser developed country locations is counter intuitive, and speaks to the need for further investigation and better explanations.
When the plane landed in Kathmandu, the initial experience of landing in a city of two million people in a lesser developed country was overwhelming-- like being in a movie but not being able to turn it off, ever.
These countries may also benefit from Lesser Developed Country (LDC) status.