[ in-duhs-tree-uh-luh-zey-shuhn ]
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  1. the large-scale introduction of manufacturing, advanced technical enterprises, and other productive economic activity into an area, society, country, etc.

  2. conversion to the methods, aims, and ideals of industry and economic activity, particularly of an area that was previously underdeveloped economically.

Origin of industrialization


Other words from industrialization

  • an·ti-in·dus·tri·al·i·za·tion, noun
  • non·in·dus·tri·al·i·za·tion, noun
  • o·ver·in·dus·tri·al·i·za·tion, noun
  • pro·in·dus·tri·al·i·za·tion, adjective

Words Nearby industrialization Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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