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developed country

an economically advanced country the economy of which is characterized by large industrial and service sectors, high levels of gross national product and INCOME PER HEAD. See Fig. 51 . See STRUCTURE OF INDUSTRY, DEVELOPING COUNTRY, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
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Nixon soon learned, however, that he had stumbled into perhaps "the most dangerous political issue" in the world, one that pitted the developed world against the developing world in an environmental cold war.
As the developed world and mature economies rush to connect literally any device that can be connected, whether at home, work or play, the fear is that once again a two tier world will emerge this time between the connected and the unconnected.
In the developing world, 31 percent of the population is online, compared to 77 percent in the developed world.
The campaign warns that the "scandal" of children growing up hungry will trap almost a billion young people in poverty by 2025 and cost the developed world PS78bn over the next 15 years.
Summary: The powerful OPEC cartel's top official on Tuesday called for the developed world to fund the fight against climate change, saying the developing world was not responsible for the current "mess".
Generally, microbiologists in the developed world use sheep or horse blood.
Unfortunately, the central problem remains a deep chasm between the developing world and the developed world on assigning responsibility for climate change and sharing responsibility for action.
Whether it is peasants selling kidneys, poor women working as prostitutes or children picking fruit, the relationships between people in the developed world and the developing world are not equal.
Despite the recent upward trend in weapons purchases with the developed world, some developing nations have limited their weapons purchases primarily due to their limited financial resources to pay for such equipment.
And, after all, it is not as if we in the so-called developed world could not learn something ourselves about the importance of family and community and the true place of economic concerns in an authentic life.
Meanwhile in the developed world, the virtues of density related to reduced energy consumption are widely praised; tall buildings are in certain cities becoming everyday rather than exceptional, and the early Modern dreams of vertical cities are coming to pass.