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"developing" in British English

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developingadjective [not gradable]

 us   /dɪˈvel·ə·pɪŋ/
growing or becoming stronger or more advanced: a developing fetus
politics & government Developing countries have less advanced industries and little wealth but have the ability to become more advanced.
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developingadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /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
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