from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not adequately or normally developed; immature: underdeveloped leaves and flowers.
- adj. Processed in too weak a developing solution, or for too short a time, or at too low a temperature to produce a normal degree of contrast. Used of film.
- adj. Having a low level of economic productivity and technological sophistication within the contemporary range of possibility; developing: underdeveloped countries.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. immature and not fully developed
- adj. having a low level of economic productivity and technological sophistication
- adj. of a film that has had insufficient development before being fixed
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of underdevelop.
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- adj. not yet fully developed
- adj. relating to societies in which capital needed to industrialize is in short supply
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Van Praagh says there are people who claim to be mediums who have what he calls underdeveloped abilities.
The challenge is especially daunting, considering that 55 percent of the population remains in underdeveloped rural areas where local governments have scarce budgetary and technical resources.
Likewise, allowing skyscrapers in underdeveloped areas such as Anacostia might encourage investment there and would do so without impacting the character of the city's monumental core.
So she keeps throwing in underdeveloped characters to serve as random obstacles.
People in underdeveloped countries do have many positives, despite their circumstances.
Dude actually the cost of establishing a giga bit speed internet connection is way too high and people in underdeveloped and developing cannot afford it.
Right now, there is a pressing need for nearly 2 billion basic, low-cost seating units for schools hospitals and houses in underdeveloped countries around the globe.
Do economists have a reliable recipe for increasing growth in underdeveloped economies?
“Do economists have a reliable recipe for increasing growth in underdeveloped economies?”
She has given clinics in underdeveloped countries and visited U.S. troops in Afghanistan.