AskDefine | Define underdeveloped

Dictionary Definition

underdeveloped adj
1 relating to societies in which capital needed to industrialize is in short supply [syn: developing]
2 not yet fully developed
3 (of a photograph) lacking in contrast because it was left in the developer for less than the required time

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. immature and not fully developed
  2. having a low level of economic productivity and technological sophistication
  3. of a film that has had insufficient development before being fixed


  1. past of underdevelop

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