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Synonyms for underdevelopment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. underdevelopment(noun)

    state of inadequate development

    "much poverty can be traced to the underdevelopment of industry"

  2. underdevelopment(noun)

    (photography) inadequate processing of film resulting in inadequate contrast

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "underdevelopment":

    under-development, backwardness, underdeveloped, undeveloped, least-developed, retardation

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How to use underdevelopment in a sentence?

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I sometimes think that the acronyms BC and BCE probably stand for 'Before Coffee' and 'Before the Coffee Era' respectively, signifying those primitive historic years of underdevelopment. Coffee has strongly contributed to the development of many scientific breakthroughs, inventions, creative arts, and literature, IMHO. So, on National Coffee Day today, here's a Toast to the Roast - light, medium and dark alike: May your Cup of Coffee be just like the Capital of Ireland - always Dublin! Cheers!


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