Definition of industry
- the banking industry
- the nation's industry
- the Shakespeare industry
He favors policies that promote industry.
She invested in several large industries.
She became so popular that a whole industry grew up around her and her image.
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: the process of making products by using machinery and factories
: a group of businesses that provide a particular product or service
: the habit of working hard and steadily
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of the same or a similar kind or nature
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