developing country

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developing country

a nonindustrialized poor country that is seeking to develop its resources by industrialization
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Turkey is no more that underdeveloped country that held general elections from night to day," Recep Tayyip Erdogan told his Justice and Development (AK) Party lawmakers at a meeting at the Turkish parliament.
APPSA President Muhammad Sadaqat Ali has submitted through the petition that on April 23 the government "copied western culture" by announcing two weekly holidays particularly in schools, which is not suitable for our society, and that Pakistan is an underdeveloped country and such polices of developed countries should not be adopted.
Organisers say there are no defined requirements for a project except that it must last at least one month and contain an artistic, scientific, cultural or historical theme, or involve work in an underdeveloped country.
When Mattel first broke ground here in 1967, Taiwan was still considered an underdeveloped country.