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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"


(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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In our modern industrialized society, artificial lighting is nearly ubiquitous.
Heavy duty trucks are a significant and essential element of the freight transport fleet in any modern, industrialized society, commented Dr Simon Edwards.
Central in the contributions is green space that has been "actively-protected, managed, and in some cases restored" (Benedict and McMahon, 2006:2), which make them enlighten the opportunities and innovative arrangements we might think of in order to diminish the risk and vulnerability of social groups in our industrialized society (Bock, 2013), both in urban and rural areas.
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Juliet Koss revitalizes Siegfried Kracauer's cal1 to wait or attend ("Please Hold", 101-16) as an embodied response to the alienation of industrialized society.
Calling it osteoarthritis reflected the over-medicalization that modern industrialized society imposes on ubiquitous conditions that shouldn't really qualify as bona fide disorders, he said.
Industrialized society at its best and worst exists only in a precarious balance.
As more information becomes available about the long-term effects of environmental degradation caused by our industrialized society, governments and industry associations worldwide will be forced to start taking increasingly proactive measures to help protect the future of our planet and its inhabitants.
Contianing portions of Eastman's five most important books, this volume describes Indian life in general as well as Eastman's own life, in which he tried to balance traditional Indian values and the demands of an industrialized society.
At least part of the problem can be traced back to the difference between considering the festival in the context of contemporary industrialized society, and in its original sense in the "primitive" societies based upon gift exchange and reciprocity, as studied by anthropologists such as Mauss and Durkheim.
The ancient analogies of Jesus as both the Good Shepherd and the exalted lamb, plus the description of church leaders as shepherds and congregations as their sheep, have become trite in our industrialized society.