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developing countries

Countries in the process of change directed toward economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income.
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  • least developed nations
  • newly industrialized countries
  • LDC (least developed countries)
  • Fourth World
  • Third World
  • emerging countries
  • emerging nations
  • nonindustrialized nations
  • developing nations
  • nonindustrialized countries
  • least developed countries
  • newly industrializing countries
  • underdeveloped nations
  • NIC (newly industrialized countries)
  • underdeveloped countries
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