industrialism

[ in-duhs-tree-uh-liz-uhm ]
/ ɪnˈdʌs tri əˌlɪz əm /

noun

an economic organization of society built largely on mechanized industry rather than agriculture, craftsmanship, or commerce.

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Origin of industrialism

First recorded in 1825–35; industrial + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM industrialism

o·ver·in·dus·tri·al·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for industrialism

industrialism
/ (ɪnˈdʌstrɪəˌlɪzəm) /

noun

an organization of society characterized by large-scale mechanized manufacturing industry rather than trade, farming, etc
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