Definitions for developingdɪˈvɛl ə pɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•vel•op•ingdɪˈvɛl ə pɪŋ(adj.)

  1. (of a nation or geographical area) not yet highly industrialized.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. development, developing(adj)

    processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible

    "the development and printing of his pictures took only two hours"

  2. developing, underdeveloped(adj)

    relating to societies in which capital needed to industrialize is in short supply

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. developing(adjective)ɪˈvɛl ə pɪŋ

    ≠ industrialized

    developing nations


  1. developing(Adjective)

    Of a country: becoming economically more mature or advanced; becoming industrialized.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Developing

    of Develop


  1. Developing

    Developing is a 1994 short film directed by Marya Cohn, about the relationship between a girl and her single mother, who has breast cancer. The film stars Natalie Portman as Nina.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'developing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3188

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'developing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3607

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'developing' in Adjectives Frequency: #436


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