[ in-duhs-tree-uh l ]
/ ɪnˈdʌs tri əl /
of, pertaining to, of the nature of, or resulting from industry: industrial production; industrial waste.
having many and highly developed industries: an industrial nation.
of or relating to the workers in industries: industrial training.
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OTHER WORDS FROM industrial
in·dus·tri·al·ly, adverbin·dus·tri·al·ness, nounnon·in·dus·tri·al, adjectivenon·in·dus·tri·al·ly, adverb
pre·in·dus·tri·al, adjectivepro·in·dus·tri·al, adjectivequa·si-in·dus·tri·al, adjectivequa·si-in·dus·tri·al·ly, adverbsem·i-in·dus·tri·al, adjectivesem·i-in·dus·tri·al·ly, adverbun·in·dus·tri·al, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH industrialindustrial industrious
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British Dictionary definitions for nonindustrial (1 of 2)
/ (ˌnɒnɪnˈdʌstrɪəl) /
not of or relating to an industrial society, place, or age
British Dictionary definitions for nonindustrial (2 of 2)
/ (ɪnˈdʌstrɪəl) /
of, relating to, derived from, or characteristic of industry
employed in industrythe industrial workforce
relating to or concerned with workers in industryindustrial conditions
used in industryindustrial chemicals
Derived forms of industrialindustrially, adverb
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