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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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BBC news presenter Huw Edwards delves into his own family's past to explain how Wales became the world's first industrial nation, in a new television series on S4C - Creu Cymru Fodern gyda Huw Edwards (The Creation of Modern Wales with Huw Edwards).
It may be argued that all this was a long time ago, but he also mentions the mighty industrial nation that was Wales.
It was a time when things were beginning to look up after the grim period of loss of life and livelihood and saw workers pulling together to help with rebuilding an industrial nation.
We were then an important industrial nation sending high quality goods to all parts of the globe.
A IDAN Harrison ('Clean' description is a bit far fetched, Voice of the North, July 5) is sadly, like so many who complain about power sources, unable to come up with an intelligent argument as to how an industrial nation will sustain its power needs in the future.
No matter how one feels about the lack of a democracy, China's government deserves credit for creating an industrial powerhouse that has every other industrial nation shaking in its boots.
Germany, the largest industrial nation to renounce nuclear energy, shut off a 32-year-old, 660-megawatt nuclear reactor late last year.
ECONOMY: A leading industrial nation, Germany is the world's third-largest car manufacturer.
He concedes that on the Third International Mathematics and Science Study, "Our 8th graders scored below their peers in almost every other industrial nation that took part.
That is a particularly hard saying in a country that is among the richest nations in the world, and in a land where the gap between the rich and poor is greater than in any other industrial nation.
Protectionists like to note that the United States had the highest tariffs of any industrial nation in the 19th century.
Indeed, the story of how a demonized, "barbaric" way of Highland life came to be the official face of a modern industrial nation is part of the story of internal colonialism in the multinational British state, tottering toward partition now that the resurgent English nationalism of its southern center helps itself to the lion's share of power and prosperity.

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