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English definition of “developed”
› advanced or powerful: Bolivia's energy sector is not as developed as that of Venezuela. The electronics market here is far more developed than in any other Western country of comparable size.
› ECONOMICS having a lot of industrial activity and a strong economy: Global deflation is squeezing profits and extinguishing jobs in the developed world. Portable devices became big sellers in developed markets as music went digital. Many companies in less developed regions are growing much faster than our own. developed nations/economies → Compare developing
› PROPERTY developed areas have houses, stores, factories, etc. on them: The coast is now heavily developed. developed land a developed area
› NATURAL RESOURCES used to describe places from which natural resources are taken: The area contains five developed gas and oil fields.