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Noun1.industrialisation - the development of industry on an extensive scale
manufacture, industry - the organized action of making of goods and services for sale; "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"
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(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.
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And, if you believe in then maintaining an industrialised society, you've got to subscribe to nuclear power because renewables are nowhere near ready and natural gas does in fact emit CO2.
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It used to be said that socialism could not flower in a feudal state, only evolve from an industrialised society in which the state then gradually withered away.