Definition of developed
: having a relatively high level of industrialization and standard of living a developed country
Examples of developed in a sentence
The disease is almost unheard of in developed countries.
The younger plant has a less developed root system.
Origin and Etymology of developed
First Known Use: 1940
DEVELOPED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of developed for English Language Learners
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
DEVELOPED Defined for Kids
Definition of developed for Students
1 : having many large industries and a complex economic system developed nations
2 : bigger, more mature, or more advanced Dogs have a highly developed sense of smell.
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