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industrialism

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

Simple Definition of industrialism

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of industrialism

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


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