verb (used with object), in·dus·tri·al·ized, in·dus·tri·al·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), in·dus·tri·al·ized, in·dus·tri·al·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for industrialize
Still, as China races to industrialize, its government policies will likely exacerbate such problems.
They're trying to industrialize, modernize, catch up with the advanced countries.I'm a Stranger Here Myself|Dallas McCord Reynolds
Pin an apron on her in the morning, Katy, and hand her a dust cloth and tell her to industrialize.Her Father's Daughter|Gene Stratton-Porter
She tried to industrialize and had the support of the free nations.
The country has been the slowest of the pact nations to industrialize, and its standard of living has been the lowest.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
Remember, we've been helping to industrialize the west, too.