industrial development certificate

noun

(in Britain) a certificate issued by the Department of the Environment to an industrial organization wishing to build or extend a factory, which has to accompany an application for planning permissionAbbreviation: IDC

Nearby words

  1. industrial action,
  2. industrial archaeology,
  3. industrial arts,
  4. industrial democracy,
  5. industrial design,
  6. industrial diamond,
  7. industrial disease,
  8. industrial engineering,
  9. industrial espionage,
  10. industrial estate

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