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postindustrial

[pohst-in-duhs-tree-uh l]
adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of an era following industrialization: The economy of the postindustrial society is based on the provision of services rather than on the manufacture of goods.
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Origin of postindustrial

Related formspost·in·dus·tri·al·ist, noun
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postindustrial

adjective
  1. characteristic of, relating to, or denoting work or a society that is no longer based on heavy industry
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