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industry

noun uk   /ˈɪn.də.stri/ us  

industry noun (PRODUCTION)

B2 [U] the companies and activities involved in the process of producing goods for sale, especially in a factory or special area: trade and industry industry and commerce The city needs to attract more industry. The strike seriously reduced coal deliveries to industry.
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industry noun (TYPE OF WORK)

B1 [C] the people and activities involved in one type of business: the gas/electricity industry the tourist industry manufacturing industries The computer industry has been booming. [C] disapproving something that is produced or is available in large quantities and makes a lot of money: the heritage industry
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industry noun (QUALITY)

[U] formal the quality of regularly working hard: I must say that I'm very impressed by her industry.
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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