preindustrial

/ (ˌpriːɪnˈdʌstrɪəl) /

adjective

of or relating to a society, age, etc, before industrialization

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Example sentences from the Web for preindustrial

  • This is a return to pre-industrial times when artisans ruled the economic scene.

    After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
  • This view is, of course, derived from the Confucian tradition, and is more or less true in a pre-industrial society.

    The Problem of China|Bertrand Russell