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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.
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de•vel•op•ing

(dɪˈvɛl ə pɪŋ)

adj.
(of a nation or geographical area) not yet highly industrialized.
[1765–75]
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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"
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

developing

[dɪˈvɛləpɪŋ] adj [world] → en voie de développement developing countrydeveloping country npays m en voie de développement
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

developing

[dɪˈvɛləpɪŋ]
1. adj (industry) → in via di sviluppo; (crisis, storm) → che sta per scoppiare, imminente
2. n (Phot) → sviluppo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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They were losing all touch and sympathy with the rest of the people, and, in fact, were developing their own class morality and consciousness.
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.
"Dora is so womanly and helpful, and Davy is developing into a very smart boy.
Events, developing themselves, by degrees allowed all the powers of his mind to act freely.
Then she put upon her the white frock that Tess had worn at the club-walking, the airy fulness of which, supplementing her enlarged COIFFURE, imparted to her developing figure an amplitude which belied her age, and might cause her to be estimated as a woman when she was not much more than a child.
He was developing a sense of humour, and found that he had a knack of saying bitter things, which caught people on the raw; he said them because they amused him, hardly realising how much they hurt, and was much offended when he found that his victims regarded him with active dislike.
The Grand Master began answering him, and Pierre began developing his views with more and more warmth.

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