deindustrialization


de·in·dus·tri·al·i·za·tion

noun \(ˌ)dē-in-ˌdəs-trē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of DEINDUSTRIALIZATION

:  the reduction or destruction of a nation's or region's industrial capacity
de·in·dus·tri·al·ize \(ˌ)dē-in-ˈdəs-trē-ə-ˌlīz\ verb

First Known Use of DEINDUSTRIALIZATION

1940

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