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the Third World

noun    
the countries in Africa, Asia, and South America, which do not have well-developed economiesContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation
Translations of “the Third World”
in Chinese (Traditional) 第三世界…
in Russian третий мир…
in Turkish Üçüncü Dünya Ülkeleri (Afrika, Asya ve Güney Amerika…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第三世界…
in Polish Trzeci Świat…
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