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English definition of “industry”

industry

noun [U] (PRODUCTION)    /ˈɪn.də.stri/
B2 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.Industry and industrial processes
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