Definition of developing country in English:

developing country

Syllabification: de·vel·op·ing coun·try

noun

  • A poor agricultural country that is seeking to become more advanced economically and socially.
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    • It doesn't just lend money, it helps developing countries become tomorrow's markets.
    • Is it only the poor developing countries which should be adopting such priorities?
    • The underprivileged are in the European countries and in the developing countries.

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