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industrialize

in·dus·tri·al·ize

industrialize

pronunciation:
ihn duh stri laIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: industrialized, industrializes, industrializing
definition: to introduce industry into (a country, region, or the like); make industrial.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become a place with many industries.
Africa is attempting to industrialize.
derivation: industrialization (n.)