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The developing countries of Asia, Africa, and Latin America.‘levels of literacy have risen in the Third World’[as modifier] ‘measures to reduce Third World debt’
- ‘Of more interest to socialists are the agency's activities in the Third World.’
- ‘Few people knew more about Africa or the Third World in general than he did.’
- ‘The result of free trade policies is the rise of food prices in the Third World.’
- ‘The band support campaigns against Third World debt and in defence of asylum seekers.’
- ‘This has since burgeoned so that the Union provides aid for countries throughout the Third World.’
- ‘Mike's account of Western capitalism had its corollary in his view of what was happening in the Third World.’
- ‘When the leaders of the most powerful countries meet, they often talk of the poverty of the Third World.’
- ‘It is always good to hear from people who are outraged by the suffering of the Third World.’
- ‘The Green Party would be open to trade rules that actually do help people in the Third World.’
- ‘The global market took the feeding tube out of the Third World a long time ago.’
- ‘It is really important to take every opportunity to develop links with activists in the Third World.’
- ‘He called on Winchester to cut its ties and develop twinning arrangements with towns in the Third World.’
- ‘Many people in the Third World think in the developed world there are no problems.’
- ‘This was not some outback post in the Third World, this was inner city London.’
- ‘This is most obvious in Africa, the only Third World continent to have actually declined.’
- ‘Instead of focusing on the needs of the poor in the Third World they enforce the writ of western corporations.’
- ‘That is the case with regard to many states in the Third World, especially sub-Saharan Africa.’
- ‘Let that money be used to save the lives of people across the Third World.’
- ‘They are presently in a very weak position, morally and politically, on the issue of Third World debt.’
- ‘Poverty has widely been regarded as characterizing the Third World, and it has a gendered face.’
First applied in the 1950s by French commentators who used tiers monde to distinguish the developing countries from the capitalist and Communist blocs.
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