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industrial

noun
 
 
/ɪnˈdʌstriəl/
[C] a company whose main business is producing goods: Earnings reports from key companies in banking, technology and the industrials have been released.
industrials [plural] STOCK MARKET shares in industrial companies: The trust invests in industrials. →  See also Dow Jones industrials
Translations of “industrial”
in Chinese (Traditional) 從事工業的公司, 工業股票…
in Chinese (Simplified) 从事工业的公司, 工业股票…
(Definition of industrial noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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