postindustrial

[ pohst-in-duhs-tree-uhl ]
/ ˌpoʊst ɪnˈdʌs tri əl /

adjective

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

OTHER WORDS FROM postindustrial

post·in·dus·tri·al·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for postindustrial

postindustrial
/ (ˌpəʊstɪnˈdʌstrɪəl) /

adjective

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