developing

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adjective de·vel·op·ing \ -lə-piŋ \

Definition of developing

:underdeveloped 2
  • developing nations

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First Known Use of developing

1963


DEVELOPING Defined for English Language Learners

developing

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Definition of developing for English Language Learners

  • : having few industries and many poor people who are unable to buy the things they need

  • : growing larger or more advanced



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