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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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Some deviltry is intended against one Douglas, whoever he may be, residing as stated, a rich country gentleman.
He argued with the ape-man therefore, against the latter's desire to exterminate the blacks, and at last he prevailed upon Tarzan to follow them in peace, saying that he was sure they would lead them out of the forest into a rich country, teeming with game.
This is the law of the plains, and of those who live near the sea, and who inhabit rich country, the glens and dingles far from the tossing sea, -- strip to sow and strip to plough and strip to reap, if you wish to get in all Demeter's fruits in due season, and that each kind may grow in its season.
The Miss Gunns smiled stiffly, and thought what a pity it was that these rich country people, who could afford to buy such good clothes (really Miss Nancy's lace and silk were very costly), should be brought up in utter ignorance and vulgarity.
The rooks were sailing about the cathedral towers; and the towers themselves, overlooking many a long unaltered mile of the rich country and its pleasant streams, were cutting the bright morning air, as if there were no such thing as change on earth.
In the past, if you were to guess a country's commitment to helping poor countries improve education and health care and respond to natural disasters -- among other assistance -- that conversation would certainly centre on the amount of foreign aid that the rich country contributes to the effort.
A country with an education system that teaches learners and students no facts, BUT to think for themselves; where the purpose of studying is not only to get into a university but for growth, is a rich country.
Summary: Next French investments in Algeria may exceed five million dollars, especially as Algeria is a rich country representing huge potentialities for French firms, said Tuesday here the head of MEDEF (Movement of the French Enterprises), Laurence Parisot.
Many developing country governments are making important gains in the control of corruption, some of them matching rich country performance in overall governance measures, says this year's Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) compiled by World Bank researchers.
Aid agency Oxfam International, launching today its report Credibility Crunch--Food, Poverty and Climate Change--an agenda for rich country leaders says the ministers' most urgent priority is to fill the US$30b hole in overseas aid.
GORDON Brown will today put a price on saving the world - 2p a day for every person in a rich country.
Dear Editor, - While Midlands consumers, campaigners and retailers are celebrating the growing success of Fairtrade Fortnight (1,300 products available and sales up 50 per cent yearly) rich country trade ministers are meeting in London to try to break the deadlock in world trade talks following their failure in Hong Kong.