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industry

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Synonyms and Antonyms of industry

  1. attentive and persistent effort he isn't the smartest kid in class, but he gets the best grades by determined industry Synonyms of industry assiduity, assiduousness, industriousness, diligence, sedulity, sedulousnessWords Related to industry application, attentiveness, attention, care, concentration; doggedness, perseverance, persistence, tenacity, tirelessness; bother, effort, effortfulness, pains, painstaking, troubleNear Antonyms of industry carelessness, negligence, slackness; idleness, indolence, laziness

Synonym Discussion of industry

business, commerce, trade, industry, traffic mean activity concerned with the supplying and distribution of commodities. business may be an inclusive term but specifically designates the activities of those engaged in the purchase or sale of commodities or in related financial transactions. commerce and trade imply the exchange and transportation of commodities. industry applies to the producing of commodities, especially by manufacturing or processing, usually on a large scale. traffic applies to the operation and functioning of public carriers of goods and persons.


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