Developed vs Supported - What's the difference?

developed | supported |


As adjectives the difference between developed and supported

is that developed is (said of a country) not primitive; not third world while supported is held in position, especially from below.

As verbs the difference between developed and supported

is that developed is (develop) while supported is (support).

developed

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (said of a country) Not primitive; not third world.
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  • , title= The rise of smart beta , passage=Investors face a quandary. Cash offers a return of virtually zero in many developed countries; government-bond yields may have risen in recent weeks but they are still unattractive. Equities have suffered two big bear markets since 2000 and are wobbling again. It is hardly surprising that pension funds, insurers and endowments are searching for new sources of return.}}
  • Mature.
  • Derived terms

    * overdeveloped * underdeveloped

    Verb

    (head)
  • (develop)
  • supported

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Held in position, especially from below.
  • Furnished with corroborating evidence.
  • Helped or aided.
  • Having supporters.
  • Antonyms

    * unsupported

    Verb

    (head)
  • (support)