Maldevelopment meaning

maldiveləpmənt
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The state of an organism or an organisation that did not develop in the "normal" way (used in medicine, e.g. "brain maldevelopment of a fetus").
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Under the philosophy of sustainable development, poor economic, human or social development.
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Origin of maldevelopment

  • From the French term maldéveloppement, introduced as a human and social development term in France in the 1990s, to replace the words malformation or développement anormal. The word is a neologism broken down as mal- (“ill") +"Ž development.

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