undeveloped

  • 1 undeveloped — UK US /ˌʌndɪˈveləpt/ adjective ► not developed, used, or advanced: »Rhum is the UK s largest undeveloped gas field. ► ECONOMICS used to describe countries that are much less developed economically than most others, with very little industry, and… …

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  • 2 undeveloped — index deficient, dormant, imperfect, inadequate, inexperienced, juvenile, latent, partial (relating to a pan:) …

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  • 3 undeveloped — 1736, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of DEVELOP (Cf. develop). In ref. to film, it is attested from 1939 …

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  • 4 undeveloped — [adj] immature abortive, backward, behindhand, embryonic, half baked, ignored, inchoate, incipient, inexperienced, latent, potential, primitive, primordial, unactualized, underdeveloped, unevolved, unprogressive, untaught, untrained; concepts 485 …

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  • 5 undeveloped — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not having developed or been developed …

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  • 6 undeveloped — [spelling only] …

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  • 7 undeveloped — [[t]ʌ̱ndɪve̱ləpt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n An undeveloped country or region does not have modern industries and usually has a low standard of living. The big losers will be the undeveloped countries, especially sub Saharan Africa. 2) ADJ… …

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  • 8 undeveloped — un|de|vel|oped [ˌʌndıˈveləpt] adj 1.) used in order to describe land which has not yet been used for building, farming etc ▪ an undeveloped stretch of coastline 2.) used in order to describe a country or area that does not have modern industry,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 undeveloped — un|de|vel|oped [ ,ʌndı veləpt ] adjective 1. ) undeveloped land has not been used for building or industry 2. ) an undeveloped country is poor and does not have modern industries or advanced technology: DEVELOPING 3. ) not fully grown: The lungs… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 undeveloped — UK [ˌʌndɪˈveləpt] / US adjective 1) undeveloped land has not been used for building or industry 2) an undeveloped country is poor and does not have modern industries or advanced technology 3) not fully grown The lungs of the foetus are still… …

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  • 11 undeveloped — un·de·vel·oped .ən di vel əpt adj lacking in development: not developed <physiologically undeveloped> …

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  • 12 undeveloped — adj. Undeveloped is used with these nouns: ↑land …

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  • 13 undeveloped — [ˌʌndɪˈveləpt] adj 1) not fully grown 2) undeveloped land has not been used for building or industry …

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  • 14 undeveloped — a fishery in its very early stage of development, with very low levels of fishing effort, producing much lower quantities of fish than its potential maximum yield …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 15 undeveloped — /un di vel euhpt/, adj. not developed. [1730 40; UN 1 + DEVELOP + ED2] * * * …

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  • 16 undeveloped — adjective a) not developed or used b) lagging behind others, especially in economic or social matters …

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  • 17 undeveloped —   see economically less developed country …

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  • 18 undeveloped — Synonyms and related words: a novice at, a stranger to, adulterated, archaic, arrested, backward, behindhand, blemished, budding, callow, coarse, crude, damaged, defective, deficient, dewy, embryonic, erroneous, ever new, evergreen, failing,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 undeveloped — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Immature] Syn. ignored, untaught, untrained, underdeveloped; see inexperienced . 2. [Latent] Syn. potential, incipient, unactualized; see latent . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. immature, unripe, unfinished,… …

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  • 20 undeveloped — adj. not developed …

    English contemporary dictionary