un·​in·​dus·​tri·​al·​ized ˌən-in-ˈdə-strē-ə-ˌlīzd How to pronounce unindustrialized (audio)
: not having many highly developed industries : not industrialized
unindustrialized regions/areas

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But despite its size, India's dairy industry is still fragmented and largely unindustrialized, says Ravichandran. Rebecca Cairns, CNN, 2 Feb. 2022 People with chronic illness sought relief in a remote, unindustrialized place. Erin Stone, The Arizona Republic, 16 May 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unindustrialized was circa 1934

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“Unindustrialized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unindustrialized. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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