preindustrial

/ (ˌpriːɪnˈdʌstrɪəl) /

adjective

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

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Example sentences from the Web for preindustrial

  • In the preindustrial Bulgaria of the 1930s, the artisans and peasants together formed the backbone of the economy.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole