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industrialize

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verb in·dus·tri·al·ize \in-ˈdəs-trē-ə-ˌlīz\

Simple Definition of industrialize

  • : to build and operate factories and businesses in a city, region, country, etc.

Full Definition of industrialize

in·dus·tri·al·izedin·dus·tri·al·iz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make industrial <industrialize an agricultural region>

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become industrial

in·dus·tri·al·i·za·tion play \-ˌdəs-trē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of industrialize

  1. The government hopes to industrialize some of the agricultural regions.



1886

First Known Use of industrialize

1886


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