agro-industrialize

[ag-roh-in-duhs-tree-uh-lahyz]

verb (used with object), ag·ro-in·dus·tri·al·ized, ag·ro-in·dus·tri·al·iz·ing.

to industrialize the agriculture of: to agro-industrialize a developing nation.
to convert or organize into an agro-industry: to agro-industrialize livestock production.

verb (used without object), ag·ro-in·dus·tri·al·ized, ag·ro-in·dus·tri·al·iz·ing.

to become an agro-industry.

Also especially British, ag·ro-in·dus·tri·al·ise.
Related formsag·ro-in·dus·tri·al·i·za·tion, noun
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