industrialism

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noun in·dus·tri·al·ism \in-ˈdə-strē-ə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of industrialism

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

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First Known Use of industrialism

1826


INDUSTRIALISM Defined for English Language Learners

industrialism

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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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