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Adjective: underdeveloped  ,ún-du(r)-di've-lupt
  1. Relating to societies in which capital needed to industrialize is in short supply
    - developing
  2. Not yet fully developed
Verb: underdevelop  ,ún-du(r)-di've-lup
  1. (photography) process (a film or photographic plate) less than the required time or in an ineffective solution or at an insufficiently high temperature
    "These photos are underdeveloped"

See also: immature, nonindustrial

Type of: develop

Encyclopedia: Underdeveloped