Definition of industrialism
: social organization in which industries and especially large-scale industries are dominant
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The Liberal Party’s drive to separate church and state had become viable, as industrialism, nationalism, and secularism rose to prominence.
In Pursuit of the Object, at a Proper Distance presents a monument of industrialism as a metaphor for an overwhelming problem.
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Definition of industrialism for English Language Learners
: a social system in which industry and factories are the basis of a country's economy
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