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Fourth World

noun
1.
the world's most poverty-stricken nations, especially in Africa and Asia, marked by very low GNP per capita and great dependence upon foreign economic aid.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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Fourth World

noun
1.
the poorest countries in the most undeveloped parts of the world in Africa, Asia, and Latin America
2.
the poorest people in developed countries
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