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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.
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(Sociology) characteristic of, relating to, or denoting work or a society that is no longer based on heavy industry
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Describing a country or economy in which traditional heavy industries have declined in importance and have been largely replaced by service industries.
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|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[ˌpəʊstɪnˈdʌstrɪəl] adj → postindustriale
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