adjective \di-ˈve-ləpt\

of a country, society, etc. : having many industries and relatively few poor people who are unable to buy the things they need

: larger or more advanced

Full Definition of DEVELOPED

:  having a relatively high level of industrialization and standard of living <a developed country>

Examples of DEVELOPED

  1. The disease is almost unheard of in developed countries.
  2. The younger plant has a less developed root system.

First Known Use of DEVELOPED


Other Economics Terms

actuary, compound interest, globalization, indemnity, portfolio, rentier, stagflation, usurer

Rhymes with DEVELOPED


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