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English definition of “manufacturing industry”

manufacturing industry

noun [C or U]    
PRODUCTION an industry that produces goods rather than services, or these industries considered as a group: Paper is the fourth most energy-intensive manufacturing industry. Manufacturing industry added 1,300 jobs in the region.
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