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First World vs. Third World
- the major industrialized non-Communist nations, including those in Western Europe, the United States, Canada, and Japan.
- the underdeveloped nations of the world, especially those with widespread poverty.
- the group of developing nations, especially of Asia and Africa, that do not align themselves with the policies of either the U.S. or the former Soviet Union.
- the minority groups within a nation or predominant culture.