What does underdeveloped mean?

Definitions for underdevelopedˌʌn dər dɪˈvɛl əpt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word underdeveloped.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. developing, underdeveloped(adj)

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

  2. underdeveloped(adj)

    not yet fully developed


  1. underdeveloped(Adjective)

    immature and not fully developed

  2. underdeveloped(Adjective)

    having a low level of economic productivity and technological sophistication

  3. underdeveloped(Adjective)

    of a film that has had insufficient development before being fixed


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of underdeveloped in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of underdeveloped in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The European Commission:

    While services account for two-thirds of the EU economy, the cross-border provision of services is underdeveloped.

  2. Fran Leibowitz, Metropolitan Life:

    Inhabitants of underdeveloped nations and victims of natural disasters are the only people who have ever been happy to see soybeans.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Some countries and some people are so primitively religious and so underdeveloped that they don’t need a time machine to go back to the past; they are already in there, in the very distant and dark past!

  4. Elias Schulze:

    The main obstacles are somewhat obvious, challenging and underdeveloped supply chains, weak logistics networks, expensive and inconsistent power, potentially sensitive local partnerships, awkward or unhelpful regulatory environment.

  5. The Brussels-based Commission:

    While services account for two-thirds of the EU economy, the cross-border provision of services is underdeveloped, removing unjustified barriers ... would create huge opportunities for new companies to enter the market, improve competitiveness and lower prices for consumers.

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