developed country

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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.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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At the other extreme, the United Kingdom is the only industrialised country liable to achieve its target without too much difficulty: in 2003, the UK was already ahead of its target (-12.5%) with a reduction of 13%.