noun, plural in·dus·tries for 1, 2, 7.
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Example sentences from the Web for industry
Justice’s companies have paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines for those violations, which are fairly common and seen as a cost of doing business in the coal industry.This Billionaire Governor’s Coal Company Might Get a Big Break From His Own Regulators|by Ken Ward Jr.|September 17, 2020|ProPublica
In this analogy, each year represents seven years in this industry — because they are very intense ones.Christian Puglisi Is Closing His Influential Copenhagen Restaurants. COVID Is Only Partly to Blame|Rafael Tonon|September 17, 2020|Eater
Nonetheless, the coronavirus crisis is likely to lead to long-term changes for the TV and streaming industry.How the future of TV and streaming has – and hasn’t – been reshaped so far by 2020|Tim Peterson|September 16, 2020|Digiday
He bolstered the sales staff and set out after new customers in finance, healthcare, and other industries.Meet Snowflake, one of the buzziest tech IPOs ever|Aaron Pressman|September 15, 2020|Fortune
Investors and consultants said the dispute troubled them, especially given Murray’s status at the firm and in the financial industry overall.The losses continue to pile up for hedge fund king Ray Dalio|Bernhard Warner|September 15, 2020|Fortune
The fashion industry could never, would never, state its exclusion of black models overtly.One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem|Danielle Belton|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But now his politics were offending the progressive sensibilities of the American film industry.How James Woods Became Obama’s Biggest Twitter Troll|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The airline industry objects that sometimes these deployable recorders can pop out without cause, spreading needless alarm.Red Tape and Black Boxes: Why We Keep ‘Losing’ Airliners in 2014|Clive Irving|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Religious profiteering has spread beyond the tourism industry.The Buddhist Business of Poaching Animals for Good Karma|Brendon Hong|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2015 I am looking forward to working with more people in the industry and doing crazier and crazier scenes!Porn Stars on the Year in Porn: Drone Erotica, Belle Knox, and Wild Sex|Aurora Snow|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His superior talents and untiring industry were under the direction of philanthropic and Christian impulses.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
But for the most part even industry and endowment were powerless against the inertia of custom and the dead-weight of environment.
Here and there exceptional industry or extraordinary capacity raised the artisan to wealth and turned the "man" into the "master."
Peace, also—or peace under the old conditions of industry—is infinitely wasteful of human energy.
Industrial society, they say, must be reorganized from top to bottom; private industry must cease.
British Dictionary definitions for industry
noun plural -tries
- industrial ownership and management interests collectively, as contrasted with labour interests
- manufacturing enterprise collectively, as opposed to agriculture