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industry

noun [U] (HARD WORK)   /ˈɪn·də·stri, ˈɪnˌdʌs·tri/
the quality of working hard: It takes industry and determination to complete a Ph.D. industrious    /ɪnˈdʌs·tri·əs/ adjective Every employee is expected to be competent and industrious.
(Definition of industry noun (HARD WORK) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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