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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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Presence of the colonialists in different parts of the world has always been a cause of tension, underdevelopment and dependence," Larijani said at a meeting with his visiting Comorian counterpart Burhan Hamid today.
Their approach is deemed "heterodox" in that they explain persistent underdevelopment with the argument that the very prescriptions of free trade with minimal amounts of tariff restrictions that neo-liberal economists advocate were not themselves employed by those nations as they strove to develop their economies.
Since these effects are observed across counties possessing similar political and legal institutions at the state level, the evidence is suggestive that the origins of underdevelopment lie, in part, in the historical pattern of constituencies or interests.
Poverty and underdevelopment are the legacy of Cambodia's turbulent recent history, and the country is also notorious as a haven for pedophiles in some parts because of a general climate of lawlessness and a culture of impunity after three decades of civil conflict.
As long as economists see but a single ladder out of the morass of underdevelopment, this is the best that citizens of two-thirds world can hope for.
My venerable Predecessor, Pope Paul VI, accurately described the scandal of underdevelopment as an outrage against humanity.
Finally, these poems are committed to exposing, challenging, and ending the exploitation and underdevelopment of Africans throughout the world.
Her first taste of philanthropy came in 1978, after her studies of Guatemalan health and underdevelopment won Princeton's Latin American thesis prize.
It stated 'climate change, poverty and underdevelopment, especially in Africa, should not be put on the back-burner
Decades of turmoil and underdevelopment cannot easily make up for a lack of basic investment, no matter how lovely the beaches are or how friendly the government is with incentives to invest.
Although we had learned much from his ideas about world-systems analysis and the development of underdevelopment, politically and intellectually I was closer to the romantic radicalism that he had espoused during the 1970s.