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industrialadjective

uk   us   /ɪnˈdʌs.tri.əl/
B2 in or related to industry, or having a lot of industry and factories, etc.: industrial output industrial expansion an industrial landscape/nation He has an industrial background (= he has worked in industry).
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industrially
adverb uk   us   /-ə.li/

industrialnoun

uk   us   /ɪnˈdʌs.tri.əl/ specialized
[C] a company whose main business is producing goods: He owns a series of industrials across the US and beyond.industrials [plural noun] shares in industrial companies: On Thursday the industrials moved up more than 50 points. Industrials were up 1.2 percent at the close of trading.
Translations of “industrial”
in Korean 산업의…
in Arabic صِناعي…
in Portuguese industrial…
in Catalan industrial…
in Japanese 工業の…
in Italian industriale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工業的, 產業的…
in Russian промышленный, индустриальный…
in Turkish sanayi ile ilgili, endüstriyel, sınaî…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工业的, 产业的…
in Polish przemysłowy…
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