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un·der·de·vel·oped

 (ŭn′dər-dĭ-vĕl′əpt)
adj.
1. Not fully developed: seeds with underdeveloped embryos.
2. Processed in too weak a developing solution, or for too short a time, or at too low a temperature to produce a normal degree of contrast. Used of film.
3. Having a low level of economic productivity and technological sophistication within the contemporary range of possibility; developing: underdeveloped countries.

un′der·de·vel′op·ment n.

underdeveloped

(ˌʌndədɪˈvɛləpt)
adj
1. immature or undersized
2. (Sociology) relating to societies in which both the surplus capital and the social organization necessary to advance are lacking
3. (Photography) photog (of a film, plate, or print) processed in developer for less than the required time, thus lacking in contrast

un•der•de•vel•oped

(ˌʌn dər dɪˈvɛl əpt)

adj.
1. improperly or insufficiently developed.
2. (of a photographic negative) less developed than is normal, so as to produce a relatively dark positive lacking in contrast.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.underdeveloped - relating to societies in which capital needed to industrialize is in short supplyunderdeveloped - relating to societies in which capital needed to industrialize is in short supply
nonindustrial - not having highly developed manufacturing enterprises; "a nonindustrial society"
2.underdeveloped - not yet fully developedunderdeveloped - not yet fully developed    
immature - not yet mature

underdeveloped

adjective developing, third-world public health problems in the underdeveloped world

underdeveloped

adjective
Not progressing and developing as fast as others, as in economic and social aspects:
Translations

underdeveloped

[ˈʌndədɪˈveləpt] ADJ
1. (Econ) [country, society, economy] → subdesarrollado
2. (Anat) → poco desarrollado
3. (Phot) → insuficientemente revelado
the image looks slightly underdevelopeda la imagen le falta tiempo de revelación

underdeveloped

[ˌʌndərdɪˈvɛləpt] adj [country, region] → sous-développé(e)

underdeveloped

[ˌʌndədɪˈvɛləpt] adj (country) → sottosviluppato/a; (baby, muscles, photo) → non ben sviluppato/a

underdeveloped

a. subdesarrollado-a; en desarrollo.
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Too often, it seems to me, in missionary and educational work among underdeveloped races, people yield to the temptation of doing that which was done a hundred years before, or is being done in other communities a thousand miles away.
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Natsir Mansyur said that sea transportation was crucial to help boost the economy in underdeveloped regions that are surrounded by the sea.
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Bruce Willis and Rosario Dawson pop up here and there as cops in underdeveloped parts, while Vinnie Jones shouts his way through a dozen or so lines as a badass bodyguard.
The Ministry of Labor is currently coordinating with the Ministry of Interior to work out details of a program to train and employ members of communities staying in underdeveloped districts," Minister of Labor Adil Fakeih said in a statement quoted by Al-Madinah daily yesterday.
community here late Friday to boost its efforts in aiding underdeveloped
ISLAMABAD, July 19, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Planning Division Authorities have told Senate committee on underdeveloped areas that as many as 47 districts have been accorded the status of underdeveloped areas all over the country.
Shaikha Lubna added that the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) plays a significant role in helping countries, particularly those are underdeveloped and developing, merge with the international economy and maintain a trade balance with developed countries.