- to undergo industrialization.
- to follow or espouse industrialism.
Also especially British, in·dus·tri·al·ise.
Origin of industrialize
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Examples from the Web for industrialised
That part of Germany was agricultural; not yet industrialised out of its charm.An Autobiography
He read with entire approval what Plato wrote of industrialised Athens.The Victorian Age
William Ralph Inge
He gives striking examples of what he terms "industrialised diplomacy."The Forerunners
It has made one almost despair of industrialised England to see the great Australians pass in the streets of London.Another Sheaf
- (tr) to develop industry on an extensive scale in (a country, region, etc)
- (intr) (of a country, region, etc) to undergo the development of industry on an extensive scale
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Word Origin and History for industrialised
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