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developing

adjective uk   /dɪˈvel.ə.pɪŋ/ us  
B2 A developing country or area of the world is poorer and has less advanced industries, especially in Africa, Latin America, or Asia: the developing world/countries/nations [before noun] growing or becoming stronger or more advanced
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