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post·in·dus·tri·al

 (pōst′ĭn-dŭs′trē-əl)
adj.
Of or relating to a period in the development of an economy or nation in which the relative importance of manufacturing lessens and that of services, information, and research grows.

postindustrial

(ˌpəʊstɪnˈdʌstrɪəl)
adj
(Sociology) characteristic of, relating to, or denoting work or a society that is no longer based on heavy industry

postindustrial

Describing a country or economy in which traditional heavy industries have declined in importance and have been largely replaced by service industries.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.postindustrial - of or relating to a society or economy marked by a lessened importance of manufacturing and an increase of services, information, and research; "postindustrial countries"
industrial - having highly developed industries; "the industrial revolution"; "an industrial nation"
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postindustrial

postindustrial

[ˌpəʊstɪnˈdʌstrɪəl] adjpostindustriale
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