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underdevelopment

an error in x-ray film developing procedure. Causes the production of a flat film with poor contrast; the unexposed background is gray instead of black.
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Due to the lack of natural resources and underdevelopment of basic industrial materials and industrial machinery, the Philippines imports commodities, basic materials and automobile parts and components from other ASEAN countries," Soon said in his paper entitled "Enhancing Economic Cooperation Between Korean and the Philippines in the Context of AEC 2015".
On behalf of the Government of Malawi, Dr Joyce extended thanks to the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the UAE Government for this support, which came at the right time targeting marginalised and vulnerable segments, noting that such aid promotes the growing relationship between the two countries and help to overcome poverty and underdevelopment in her country.
Memories of Underdevelopment, in Spanish with subtitles, was the first Cuban film made after Castro's Revolution.
Tax avoidance in those countries undermines social investment in local infrastructure, leading to underdevelopment, starvation and increases in migration.
Should we not expect that this (should) have made a significant dent on our poverty levels and underdevelopment," Ethiopia's Industry Minister queried Monday.
The author is of the view that poverty is synonymous with underdevelopment.
However, plagued by authoritarian regimes, ethnic and social cleavages, economic underdevelopment and military weakness, these states depend largely on the outside for security.
But Neuwirth proposes jettisoning the traditional terms, along with their connotations of illicit activity and underdevelopment, in favor of "System D," from the Francophone African phrase "l'economie de la debrouillardise," or "economy of resourcefulness"--a fitting revision for these spontaneous markets that employ half the world's workers.
7 million from the Eurasian Economic Community Anti-Crisis Fund over underdevelopment of certain technical parameters, First Vice Prime Minister Omurbek Babanov told a press conference today in Bishkek.
Summary: Abuja, Jumada II 27, 1432, May 30, 2011, SPA -- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan was sworn in Sunday for a four-year term and vowed to tackle corruption, which he described as the root of underdevelopment in Nigeria, according to dpa.
The film is Coyula's follow-up to what a news release calls a Cuban film classic: "Memories of Underdevelopment," which came out more than 40 years ago.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani blamed the colonialist powers as root cause of poverty, tensions and underdevelopment in different parts of the world, Africa in particular.