the large-scale introduction of manufacturing, advanced technical enterprises, and other productive economic activity into an area, society, country, etc.
conversion to the methods, aims, and ideals of industry and economic activity, particularly of an area that was previously underdeveloped economically.
- 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
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How to use industrialization in a sentence
That simply was not the case for generations of people following the industrialization of America.
Just as healthy calories are hard to come by for those who are poor, the industrialization of farming is unevenly distributed.
The work of the historian Nadia Berenstein captures the industrialization of our food products during the 20th century.What Did the Past Smell Like? - Issue 93: Forerunners | Ann-Sophie Barwich | December 9, 2020 | Nautilus
Yet in Beard’s day, when Beard came of age, “the industrialization of American food was well underway,” writes Birdsall, who grew up near San Francisco and learned to cook at Greens restaurant in that city.
This book is really designed to be an antidote to 300 years of industrialization.Netflix’s Reed Hastings on Rejecting Brilliant Jerks, the Power of Big Vacations, and Spending $15 Billion on Content | Eben Shapiro | September 13, 2020 | Time
The output of CO2 by industrialization and other human activities—also rising, also measured.
The city was experiencing rapid industrialization, and it was getting smoggy, loud, and crowded.
Why was Tocqueville not more alarmed by the economic power that he saw emerging in the early days of American industrialization?
Old recipes were forgotten, and the quality of meat and produce declined with the industrialization of farming.
The decades after the Civil War brought the industrialization of food production, distribution, and marketing.‘Bitter Brew’ and the Epic Battle for America’s Beer | Daniel Gross | December 16, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Three modifications which have especially affected streams have been agricultural use, urbanization, and industrialization.Fishes of Chautauqua, Cowley and Elk Counties, Kansas | Artie L. Metcalf
The rapid industrialization of the United States had greatly alarmed the old Physiocrat.Thomas Jefferson | Gilbert Chinard
This forced industrialization absorbed large amounts of commodities that were formerly available for export to the free world.
Heavy industrialization was imposed on them regardless of their desires and the needs of the people.
That was a breathing spell in the midst of the first big Soviet push toward rapid industrialization.