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industrialization

[ in-duhs-tree-uh-luh-zey-shuhn ]
/ ɪnˌdʌs tri ə ləˈzeɪ ʃən /
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noun
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.
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OTHER WORDS FROM industrialization

an·ti-in·dus·tri·al·i·za·tion, nounnon·in·dus·tri·al·i·za·tion, nouno·ver·in·dus·tri·al·i·za·tion, nounpro·in·dus·tri·al·i·za·tion, adjective
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