reindustrialization

noun
re·​in·​dus·​tri·​al·​i·​za·​tion | \ ˌrē-in-ˌdə-strē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce reindustrialization (audio) \

Definition of reindustrialization

: a policy of stimulating economic growth especially through government aid to revitalize and modernize aging industries and encourage growth of new ones

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Other Words from reindustrialization

reindustrialize \ ˌrē-​in-​ˈdə-​strē-​ə-​ˌlīz How to pronounce reindustrialize (audio) \ verb

Examples of reindustrialization in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For all the animus against Trump the person, his agenda — tax cuts, deterrence, reindustrialization, middle-class job growth, closing the borders, the melting pot — is increasingly polling well. Victor Davis Hanson, National Review, "A Year of Achievement," 7 Feb. 2018 The fracking boom prompted a renaissance of reindustrialization with opportunities for jobs in the energy, chemical and metals sectors. Allen Dieterich-ward, Smithsonian, "Pittsburgh Has Surged Post-Steel, but Many in Rusting Region Still Struggle," 8 June 2017 For companies ranging from giants like Bayer AG and Siemens AG to smaller players, low interest rates, rebounding consumer markets and U.S. reindustrialization are alluring enough to offset any trepidation. ... Natascha Divac, WSJ, "German Companies on a Tear in U.S.," 19 Jan. 2017 The fracking boom prompted a renaissance of reindustrialization with opportunities for jobs in the energy, chemical and metals sectors. Smithsonian, "Pittsburgh Has Surged Post-Steel, but Many in Rusting Region Still Struggle," 8 June 2017

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First Known Use of reindustrialization

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Reindustrialization.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reindustrialization. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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