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industrial

in·dus·tri·al

industrial

 
pronunciation:
ihn duh stri l
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to the production of goods and services by industry.
definition 2: characterized by a highly developed system of industries.
the industrial nations of the world
definition 3: pertaining to those involved in the production of goods and services.
industrial managementindustrial unions
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who works in industry.
definition 2: (pl.) stocks of industrial companies.
derivation: industrially (adv.)
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The word industrial contains the following part:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.