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de·vel·op·ing

 (dĭ-vĕl′ə-pĭng)
adj.
Having a relatively low level of industrial capability, technological sophistication, and economic productivity: studied the economies of developing nations.

de•vel•op•ing

(dɪˈvɛl ə pɪŋ)

adj.
(of a nation or geographical area) not yet highly industrialized.
[1765–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.developing - processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visibledeveloping - processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible; "the development and printing of his pictures took only two hours"
processing - preparing or putting through a prescribed procedure; "the processing of newly arrived immigrants"; "the processing of ore to obtain minerals"
underdevelopment - (photography) inadequate processing of film resulting in inadequate contrast
Adj.1.developing - relating to societies in which capital needed to industrialize is in short supplydeveloping - relating to societies in which capital needed to industrialize is in short supply
nonindustrial - not having highly developed manufacturing enterprises; "a nonindustrial society"
Translations

developing

[dɪˈveləpɪŋ]
A. ADJ [country] → en (vías de) desarrollo; [crisis, storm] → que se avecina
B. N (Phot) → revelado m
C. CPD developing bath Nbaño m de revelado

developing

[dɪˈvɛləpɪŋ] adj [world] → en voie de développement developing countrydeveloping country npays m en voie de développement

developing

adj crisis, stormaufkommend; industryneu entstehend; interestwachsend; foetus, embryosich entwickelnd; society, economysich entwickelnd; the developing worlddie Entwicklungsländer pl
n
(Phot) → Entwickeln nt

developing

:
developing bath
nEntwicklerbad nt
developing country
developing tank
nEntwicklerschale f

developing

[dɪˈvɛləpɪŋ]
1. adj (industry) → in via di sviluppo; (crisis, storm) → che sta per scoppiare, imminente
2. n (Phot) → sviluppo
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At the time I now write of, Father Mapple was in the hardy winter of a healthy old age; that sort of old age which seems merging into a second flowering youth, for among all the fissures of his wrinkles, there shone certain mild gleams of a newly developing bloom --the spring verdure peeping forth even beneath February's snow.
There were assuredly wonderful mysteries about the developing of these things; and then, becoming confidential, Mr.
Surely, this self-contradictory girl had perversely accomplished one contradiction more, by developing into a character which was out of all harmony with her own Christian name!
One night when Miss Murdstone had been developing certain household plans to her brother, of which he signified his approbation, my mother suddenly began to cry, and said she thought she might have been consulted.
I reflected that even in those untoward times there must have been latent in Biddy what was now developing, for, in my first uneasiness and discontent I had turned to her for help, as a matter of course.
He had been absent for twenty years, developing water-power and building street- railways in South America.
The unceasing improvement of machinery, ever more rapidly developing, makes their livelihood more and more precarious; the collisions between individual workmen and individual bourgeois take more and more the character of collisions between two classes.
The year had done much for the boy--turning his already mighty muscles to thews of steel, developing his woodcraft to a point where it verged upon the uncanny, perfecting his arboreal instincts, and training him in the use of both natural and artificial weapons.
The rushing yellow of the developing day went on behind their backs.
Whether they understand it or not the fact however remains, that taste and temperament have, to a certain extent been created in the public, and that the public is capable of developing these qualities.
Instead of developing a mouse into an elephant, you would develop an elephant into a mouse
In fact, having once established connected and legible characters, I scarcely gave a thought to the mere difficulty of developing their import.

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