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in·dus·tri·al·ism

 (ĭn-dŭs′trē-ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
An economic and social system based on the development of large-scale industries and marked by the production of large quantities of inexpensive manufactured goods and the concentration of employment in urban factories.

industrialism

(ɪnˈdʌstrɪəˌlɪzəm)
n
(Sociology) an organization of society characterized by large-scale mechanized manufacturing industry rather than trade, farming, etc

in•dus•tri•al•ism

(ɪnˈdʌs tri əˌlɪz əm)

n.
the economic organization of a society built largely on mechanized industry.
[1825–35]

industrialism

a system of social and economic organization based upon highly mechanized industry. — industrialist, n., adj.
See also: Economics
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.industrialism - an economic system built on large industries rather than on agriculture or craftsmanship
economic system, economy - the system of production and distribution and consumption
Translations

industrialism

[ɪnˈdʌstrɪəlɪzəm] Nindustrialismo m

industrialism

[ɪnˈdʌstriəlɪzəm] nindustrialisme m

industrialism

nIndustrie f

industrialism

[ɪnˈdʌstrɪəˌlɪzm] nindustrialismo
References in classic literature ?
She disliked the new element of plutocracy in the social compound, and industrialism as a method of human development appeared to her singularly repulsive in its mechanical and unfeeling character.
And while still using the term "savage" it purports that indigenous people were of good health living naturally as God created, with bare feet against the cushion of Mother Earth; that the hard leather soles of industrialism and the constant wearing of them had caused people to have lame feet that develop malformities.
"Tokyo Digs a Garden" is a curious eco-fable about environmentalism, or nature, versus industrialism, or the price of progress.
* Colgate-Palmolive Company has been honored with the 2015 Ray Anderson Radical Industrialism Award.
When his sister screams that 'it' (Gregor) must go from the house, it's time for his ultimate realisation on his life's whole purpose, in an era of industrialism. And the readers can start searching for parasites and abusers in disguise in their life.
For Tolkien, these negative results of industrialism and war were offset by an abiding faith in the Divine, a faith in the community of one's fellows, and a resulting hope that was the guide of action.
The heart of the agrarian moral and political enterprise was recognition of the threat posed to traditional communities and ways of life and thought by industrialism and applied science.
Dangote is a seasoned entrepreneur and has a long history that can attest to his industrialism. He converted his trading empire into a number of conglomerates of business dealing with cement, flour, sugar production as well as other basic commodities.
Dangote is an experienced industrialist and has a long history that can confirm to his industrialism. He converted his trading empire into several conglomerates of business dealing with cement, flour, sugar production as well as other basic commodities.
Similarly, in addition to Ransom and Tate's New Criticism (celebrated by some, scorned by others, but to be sure a major achievement in American letters), their social theorizing was well-developed and central to their movement, with the group envisioning a turn from industrialism and laissez-faire financial capitalism in American society, to a return to an idyllic, pastoral, rural ideal.
In the case of white poor and colored poor alike, the underclass is perpetuated by the ubiquitous post-Christian, hedonistic morality preached--but not practiced--by the middle and upper classes, and by the exploding complexity and sophistication of postindustrial industrialism, the Digital Revolution.
Just think, if they hadn't wasted so much money creating non-jobs for thousands of people, our Labour-controlled council could have used that money to encourage long-term private-sector investment to the area, re-igniting the flame of north-east industrialism and bringing employment back to the town.