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English definition of “developing”

developing

adjective [before noun]     /dɪˈveləpɪŋ/ ECONOMICS
poor , but trying to grow and becoming more advanced by creating new industries and a stronger economy : Internet use is almost universal in industrialized countries , and is growing rapidly in the developing world as well. Fast-growing airlines in developing markets tend to have newer fleets then their competitors in countries where air travel is well established . developing nations / economies → Compare developed
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