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"undeveloped" in British English

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undevelopedadjective

uk   us   /ˌʌn.dɪˈvel.əpt/
C2 An undeveloped ​place or ​piece of ​land has not been ​built on or used for ​farming.
(Definition of undeveloped from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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undevelopedadjective

 us   /ˌʌn·dɪˈvel·əpt/
(of a ​place or ​land) not ​built on or used for ​farming
(Definition of undeveloped from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"undeveloped" in Business English

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undevelopedadjective

uk   us   /ˌʌndɪˈveləpt/
not ​developed, used, or ​advanced: Rhum is the UK's largest undeveloped ​gasfield.
ECONOMICS used to describe countries that are much less ​developedeconomically than most others, with very little ​industry, and with little ​moneyspent on ​education, ​healthcare, etc.: This ailment is common in undeveloped countries without proper water and sewer ​systems.
PROPERTY undeveloped ​areas are not used for ​farming or ​industry, or do not have any ​buildings on them: The country's east ​coast remains ​relatively undeveloped. We have very little undeveloped ​greenspaceleft in Louisville.
(Definition of undeveloped from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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