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underdeveloped

adjective
     
un‧der‧de‧vel‧oped
1

underdeveloped country/region etc

a country, area etc that is poor and where there is not much modern industry [↪ developing country]
2 not having grown or developed as much as is usual or necessary:
a baby born with underdeveloped kidneys
underdevelopment noun [uncountable]

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