developing developing  /dɪ ˈvɛ lə pɪŋ/


  1. (n) processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible
  2. (adj) relating to societies in which capital needed to industrialize is in short supply



  1. This price will be available throughout developing markets in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and the Caribbean.
  2. In Cancn, Mexico, last September, a coalition of developing nations shut down a meeting of the World Trade Organization.
  3. With budding breasts and pubic hair, girls are developing earlier than ever.


  1. Developing market investors are in retreat and everyone has a different explanation

    The problem with hot money coming into developing countries is that when the tide reverses, it does so with destructive gusto. Since the financial crisis hit in 2008, first-world central banks have pumped ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Quartz via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Developing world oil demand surpasses wealthy nations - EIA

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil demand in developing countries surpassed that of wealthy nations for the first time ever in April, a U.S. report revealed on Tuesday, in the latest demonstration of how rapid growth ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Developing story: Shooting reported at Fort Sam Houston

    Developing story: Shooting reported at Fort Sam Houston Authorities say a woman was injured, a retired Army sergeant major has turned himself in to police.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Beaumont Enterprise


  1. "This was a chaotic process dogged by procedural games," Miliband wrote. "The procedural wrangling was, in fact, a cover for points of serious, substantive disagreement. The vast majority of countries, developed and developing, believe that...
    on Dec 20, 2009 By: Ed Miliband Source: AFP

  2. Obama said denying aid undermined "safe and effective voluntary family-planning in developing countries."
    on Jan 29, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: TIME

  3. "We need to react in real time to a growing crisis that is hurting people in developing countries," Mr Zoellick said.
    on Mar 8, 2009 By: Robert Zoellick Source: Independent

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