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1. Of, relating to, or resulting from the manufacturing industry: industrial development; industrial pollution.
2. Having a highly developed manufacturing industry: an industrial nation.
3. Employed, required, or used in the manufacturing industry: industrial workers; industrial diamonds.
1. A company engaged in the manufacturing industry.
2. A person employed in the manufacturing industry.
3. A style of rock music marked by harsh rhythms, little melody, and nihilistic lyrics.

in·dus′tri·al·ly adv.


1. (Commerce) of, relating to, derived from, or characteristic of industry
2. (Commerce) employed in industry: the industrial workforce.
3. (Commerce) relating to or concerned with workers in industry: industrial conditions.
4. (Commerce) used in industry: industrial chemicals.
inˈdustrially adv


(ɪnˈdʌs tri əl)

1. of or pertaining to a type of the nature of, or resulting from industry.
2. having many and highly developed industries.
3. engaged in an industry or industries.
4. of or pertaining to the workers in industries.
5. used or appropriate for use in industry.
6. of or pertaining to a type of rock music characterized by heavy dissonant pounding. Compare techno.
7. an industrial product.
8. industrials, stocks and bonds of industrial companies.
in•dus′tri•al•ly, adv.
in•dus′tri•al•ness, n.


1. 'industrious'

An industrious person works very hard.

He was industrious and always trying to improve himself.
Michael was an intelligent, industrious man.
2. 'industrial'

Don't use 'industrious' to describe things related to making goods in factories. Use industrial.

They have increased their industrial production in recent years.
The company is located in an industrial zone to the east of the city.


A fusion of rock and electronic music characterized by the use of sounds sampled from real-world sources (such as machinery or street noises) and by its rapid and aggressive rhythms.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.industrial - of or relating to or resulting from industry; "industrial output"
2.industrial - having highly developed industries; "the industrial revolution"; "an industrial nation"
progressive - favoring or promoting progress; "progressive schools"
nonindustrial - not having highly developed manufacturing enterprises; "a nonindustrial society"
3.industrial - employed in industry; "the industrial classes"; "industrial work"
blue-collar - of or designating manual industrial work or workers
4.industrial - suitable to stand up to hard wear; "industrial carpeting"
heavy-duty - designed for heavy work; "a heavy-duty detergent"; "heavy-duty gloves"


1. manufacturing, business, commercial industrial machinery and equipment
2. industrialized, developed leading western industrial countries
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thuộc công nghiệp


A. ADJindustrial
B. CPD industrial accident Naccidente m laboral or de trabajo
industrial action N (Brit) → medidas fpl de presión or protesta laboral
to take industrial actiontomar medidas de presión or protesta laboral
industrial alcohol Nalcohol m de uso industrial
industrial archaeology Narqueología f industrial
industrial diamond Ndiamante m natural or industrial
industrial disease Nenfermedad f laboral
industrial dispute N (Brit) → conflicto m laboral
industrial engineering Ningeniería f industrial
industrial espionage Nespionaje m industrial
industrial estate N (Brit) → zona f or (Sp) polígono m industrial
industrial goods NPLbienes mpl de producción
industrial injury Nlesión f por accidente laboral
industrial park N (US) → zona f or (Sp) polígono m industrial
industrial relations NPLrelaciones fpl laborales
industrial relations legislationlegislación f laboral
Industrial Revolution NRevolución f Industrial
industrial tribunal Nmagistratura f de trabajo, tribunal m laboral
industrial unrest Nagitación f obrera, conflictos mpl laborales
industrial waste Nresiduos mpl industriales


[ɪnˈdʌstriəl] adj
[machinery, chemical] → industriel(le)
[area, society, country] → industriel(le)
[development, output] → industriel(le)
[accident, injury] → du travail
[waste] → industriel(le)industrial action n (British)
(gen)action f revendicative
to vote for industrial action → voter en faveur d'une action revendicative
to take industrial action → passer à l'action revendicative
(= strike) → grève findustrial design nesthétique f industrielleindustrial dispute n (British)conflit m socialindustrial espionage nespionnage m industrielindustrial estate (British) nzone f industrielle


adjindustriell, Industrie-; industrial countryIndustriestaat m; industrial fabricIndustriefasern pl; industrial growthIndustriewachstum nt; industrial nationIndustriestaat m; industrial productionIndustrieproduktion f; industrial researchArbeits- or Betriebsforschung f; the Industrial Revolutiondie industrielle Revolution; industrial robotIndustrieroboter m; industrial stateIndustriestaat m; industrial trainingbetriebliche Ausbildung f
n industrials
pl (St Ex) → Industrieaktien pl


industrial accident
industrial action
nArbeitskampfmaßnahmen pl; to take industrialin den Ausstand treten
industrial archaeology, (US) industrial archeology
nIndustriearchäologie f
industrial democracy
nDemokratie fim Betrieb
industrial design
nKonstruktionslehre f
industrial designer
nIndustriedesigner(in) m(f)
industrial diamond
industrial disease
industrial dispute
nAuseinandersetzungen plzwischen Arbeitgebern und Arbeitnehmern; (about pay also) → Tarifkonflikt m; (= strike)Streik m
industrial engineering
industrial espionage
nIndustriespionage f
industrial estate
n (Brit) → Industriegebiet nt
industrial injury
industrial insurance


industrial medicine
nArbeits- or Betriebsmedizin f
industrial park
n (US) → Industriegelände nt
industrial psychology
nArbeits- or Betriebspsychologie f
industrial relations
plBeziehungen plzwischen Arbeitgebern und Gewerkschaften
adj (usu hum)extrastark; industrial claretvollmundiger Bordeaux
industrial tribunal
industrial trouble, industrial unrest
nArbeitsunruhen pl
industrial waste
nIndustrieabfälle pl, → Industriemüll m
industrial worker
nIndustriearbeiter(in) m(f)


[ɪnˈdʌstrɪəl] adj (area, town, processes) → industriale; (worker) → dell'industria; (accident, injury) → sul lavoro; (disease) → del lavoro


(ˈindəstri) plural ˈindustries noun
1. (any part of) the business of producing or making goods. the ship-building industry; The government should invest more money in industry.
2. hard work or effort. He owed his success to both ability and industry.
inˈdustrial (-ˈdas) adjective
having, concerning etc industries or the making of goods. That area of the country is industrial rather than agricultural.
inˈdustrialist (-ˈdas-) noun
a person who takes part in the running of a large industrial organization. a wealthy industrialist.
inˈdustrialized, inˈdustrialised (-ˈdas) adjective
(of a country) having a large number of industries.
inˌdustrialiˈzation, inˌdustrialiˈsation noun
inˈdustrious (-ˈdas-) adjective
busy and hard-working. industrious pupils.
industrial estate
an area of a town etc set aside for (the building of) factories.
industrial relations
the relationship between the management and the workers in a factory etc.


صِنَاعِيٌّ průmyslový industriel industriell βιομηχανικός industrial teollisuus- industriel industrijski industriale 産業の 산업의 industrieel industriell przemysłowy industrial промышленный industriell เกี่ยวกับอุตสาหกรรม endüstriyel thuộc công nghiệp 工业的
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