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industry

noun  /ˈɪn·də·stri, ˈɪnˌdʌs·tri/ us  

industry noun (PRODUCTION)

[U] the companies and activities involved in the production of goods for sale, esp. in a factory: business and industry

industry noun (TYPE OF WORK)

[C] a type of business: She’s worked in the banking and computer industries.

industry noun (HARD WORK)

[U] the quality of working hard: It takes industry and determination to complete a Ph.D.
industrialized
adjective  /ɪnˈdʌs·tri·əˌlɑɪzd/ us  
industrialized nations
industrious
adjective  /ɪnˈdʌs·tri·əs/ us  
Every employee is expected to be competent and industrious.
Translations of “industry”
in Korean 산업, 제조…
in Arabic صِناعة, حِرْفة…
in French industrie, travail…
in Turkish üretim, mamül, mal…
in Italian industria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生產, 工業, 產業…
in Russian промышленность, индустрия…
in Polish przemysł…
in Spanish industria, diligencia…
in Portuguese indústria…
in German die Industrie, der Fleiß…
in Catalan indústria…
in Japanese 産業, 工業…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生产, 工业, 产业…
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