Fourth World


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Fourth World

also fourth world
n.
1. The least-developed and poorest nations of the Third World, especially those in Africa and Asia that lack mineral wealth.
2. The collection of peoples, especially ethnic and religious minorities, that lack widespread recognition as nations or are subject to economic or political discrimination.

Fourth′-World′ adj.

Fourth World

n
1. (Economics) the poorest countries in the most undeveloped parts of the world in Africa, Asia, and Latin America
2. (Economics) the poorest people in developed countries

Fourth′ World′


n.
the world's poorest and least developed nations, esp. in Africa and Asia.
[1970–75]
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The Fourth World: An Indian Reality (reprint, 1974)
There will be a Kok-Boru, not a Kokpar at the Fourth World Nomad Games of 2020 in Turkey, said the director of the State Agency for Youth Affairs of Physical Culture and Sports of Kyrgyzstan Kanat Amankulov at a press conference in Bishkek on February 16.
This is Nietes' fourth World title in as many weight classes after he reigned as the WBO World minimumweight, WBO World light flyweight, and the IBF World flyweight champion in the past.
Like Nietes, Ioka is also gunning for a fourth world title.
Next, the Fourth World Nomad Games will be held in Turkey in 2020.
it's bench press, tim AUSTRALIA TIM CAHILL is ready to be a super sub in his record fourth World Cup for Australia.
Summary: Tauranga [New Zealand], Feb 3 (ANI): India Under-19 cricket team lifted their record fourth World Cup trophy as they triumphed over Australia with an eight-wicket victory in the finals being played at the Bay Oval ground in Mount Maunganui here on Saturday.
Mercedes also won a fourth World Constructors' Championship at the end of the US Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton is odds-on favourite to seal his fourth world championship after establishing a 66-point lead over Sebastian Vettel with just three rounds remaining.
A grandmaster plays chess with QTA chief tourism development officer Hassan al-Ibrahim during the opening of the fourth World Mindsports Championships in Doha.
Cudmore, playing in his fourth World Cup, will equal Rod Snow's mark of 14 and he will also captain the side for the second time in the tournament.
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