Definitions for underdevelopedˌʌn dər dɪˈvɛl əpt
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un•der•de•vel•opedˌʌn dər dɪˈvɛl əpt(adj.)
improperly or insufficiently developed.
(of a photographic negative) less developed than is normal, so as to produce a relatively dark positive lacking in contrast.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Ref: developing (def. 2). 2
Origin of underdeveloped:
relating to societies in which capital needed to industrialize is in short supply
not yet fully developed
immature and not fully developed
having a low level of economic productivity and technological sophistication
of a film that has had insufficient development before being fixed
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