industrialize

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

Definition of industrialize

industrialized

industrializing

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

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become industrial

industrialization

play \-ˌdəs-trē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of industrialize in a sentence

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

1886

First Known Use of industrialize

1886


INDUSTRIALIZE Defined for English Language Learners

industrialize

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

Definition of industrialize for English Language Learners

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


INDUSTRIALIZE Defined for Kids

industrialize

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verb in·dus·tri·al·ize \in-ˈdə-strē-ə-ˌlīz\

Definition of industrialize for Students

industrialized

industrializing

  1. :  to develop industries


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