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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.
The number of industrial jobs has been decreasing in the region.Industrial cities sprang up as new factories opened.
definition 2: characterized by a highly developed system of industries.
The industrial nations of the world have had the most influence on global affairs.
definition 3: pertaining to those involved in the production of goods and services.
Former farm hands came to the cities and became industrial workers.Most of the factory workers joined industrial unions.
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who works in industry.
definition 2: (pl.) stocks of industrial companies.
Industrials fell today in heavy trading.
derivation: industrially (adv.)
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