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light industry

noun [C or U]
 
 
PRODUCTION
industries that manufacture small equipment, clothing, electronics, etc.: One area has numerous coal-fired power plants and high levels of air pollution, the other is an area with light industry and lower levels of air pollution.
Translations of “light industry”
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕工業…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻工业…
(Definition of light industry from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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