Fourth World

Fourth World
poorest of the Third World nations

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  • Fourth World — Fourth′ World′ n. cvb gov the world s poorest and least developed nations, esp. in Africa and Asia • Etymology: 1970–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • fourth world — n. [often F W ] the poorest, most underdeveloped countries of the third world …   English World dictionary

  • Fourth World — The term Fourth World in academia sometimes refers to a sub population subjected to social exclusion in global society, but since the 1974 publication of The Fourth World: An Indian Reality by George Manuel, Chief of the National Indian… …   Wikipedia

  • Fourth World — These are the most underdeveloped regions in the world. The Fourth World is used to describe the most poverty stricken, and economically troubled parts of countries in the Third World. Unlike the First, Second and Third World, the Fourth World… …   Investment dictionary

  • fourth world — {n.}, {informal} The poor nations of the world, as distinguished from the oil rich nations of the third world. * /Sri Lanka will never join OPEC, since it is a fourth world nation./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fourth world — {n.}, {informal} The poor nations of the world, as distinguished from the oil rich nations of the third world. * /Sri Lanka will never join OPEC, since it is a fourth world nation./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fourth\ world — noun informal the poor nations of the world, as distinguished from the oil rich nations of the third world. Sri Lanka will never join OPEC, since it is a fourth world nation …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Fourth-World — See Fourth World. * * * …   Universalium

  • Fourth World (disambiguation) — Fourth World may refer to:* Fourth World refers to Least Developed Countries or to other notably marginalized, impoverished, or oppressed groups, (e.g. indigenous peoples) living in Third World or First World countries. * Fourth World, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Fourth World: Resurgent Nations in the New Europe — ▪ 1997 Introduction       by Richard A. Griggs and Peter R. Hocknell  Throughout the world in 1996, there were some 6,000 to 9,000 Fourth World nations, territorial and political units that lacked recognition by the United Nations but endured as… …   Universalium

  • Fourth World Conference on Women — The United Nations convened the Fourth World Conference on Women on September 4 15, 1995 in Beijing, China. Delegates had prepared a Platform for Action that aimed at achieving greater equality and opportunity for women. The three previous World… …   Wikipedia

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