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deindustrialization

noun [U] (UK usually deindustrialisation) uk   us   /diː.ɪnˌdʌs.tri.əl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/
the process by which a country or area depends less and less on industry to provide most of its work or income: the deindustrialization of America/the Northeast of England
Translations of “deindustrialization”
in Chinese (Traditional) 工業生產能力的解除,去工業化…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工业生产能力的解除,去工业化…
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