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developedadjective

 us   /dɪˈvel·əpt/
stronger, ​larger, or more ​advanced: Sharks have a ​highly developed ​sense of ​smell. politics & government Developed ​countries have a lot of ​industry and ​wealth.
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developedadjective

uk   us   /dɪˈveləpt/
advanced or powerful: Bolivia's ​energysector is not as developed as that of Venezuela. The ​electronicsmarket here is far more developed than in any other Western country of comparable ​size.
ECONOMICS having a lot of ​industrialactivity and a ​strongeconomy: Global ​deflation is ​squeezingprofits and extinguishing ​jobs in the developed ​world. Portable ​devices became ​bigsellers in developed ​markets as music went ​digital. Many ​companies in less developedregions are ​growing much faster than our own. developed ​nations/​economies
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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 ​naturalresources are taken: The ​area contains five developed ​gas and ​oilfields.
(Definition of developed from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “developed”
in Arabic مُتقدّم…
in Korean 발달한, 선진의…
in Portuguese desenvolvido…
in Catalan desenvolupat…
in Japanese (国が)先進の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高级的,发达的, 强大的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高級的,發達的, 強大的…
in Italian sviluppato…
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