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preindustrial

/ (ˌpriːɪnˈdʌstrɪəl) /
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adjective
of or relating to a society, age, etc, before industrialization
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How to use preindustrial in a sentence

  • 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
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