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Vocabulary Term Details

Developed countries

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There is no established convention for the designation of “developed” and “developing” countries or areas in the United Nations system. In common practice, Japan in Asia, Canada and the United States in northern America, Australia and New Zealand in Oceania and Europe are considered “developed” regions or areas. (OECD)

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N/ADeveloping countries

This term is used for the following terms: 
Industrial countries

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