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industry

in·dus·try

industry

 
 
pronunciation:
In d stri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: industries
definition 1: the activity or process of turning raw materials into finished goods, or a particular business that does this.
The state has little industry in the rural western areas.Many new industries have been established in this region in recent years.
similar words:
business
definition 2: the group of companies, regarded collectively, that produce a similar product or service.
The automobile industry employs thousands of workers.They invested heavily in the steel industry.The cosmetics industry has shown high profits this year.
definition 3: the tendency to work hard.
The volunteers were rewarded for their industry.
antonyms:
sloth
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some people associated with industry
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some things associated with industry
some things used in industry