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Third Worldalso third world
1. The developing nations of Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
2. During the Cold War, the nations not aligned with the First World or the Second World.
Third′ World′er n.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the less economically advanced countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America collectively, esp when viewed as underdeveloped and as neutral in the East-West alignment. Also called: developing world
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(sometimes l.c.) the developing nations of Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
[1960–65; translation of French tiers monde (1956)]
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1. Under-developed and poorer nations of Africa, Asia and Latin America neither part of the capitalist west nor the communist east but often regarded as a proving ground and sphere of influence by both.
2. All of the underdeveloped countries in the world considered as a whole.
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Third Worldn the Third World → il Terzo Mondo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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