noun in·dus·tri·al·ism \in-ˈdəs-trē-ə-ˌli-zəm\

: a social system in which industry and factories are the basis of a country's economy

Full Definition of INDUSTRIALISM

:  social organization in which industries and especially large-scale industries are dominant

First Known Use of INDUSTRIALISM



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