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post-industrial

adjective [before noun]     /ˌpəʊstɪnˈdʌstriəl/ ECONOMICS
belonging or relating to an economy that is based more on service industries than on manufacturing: post-industrial economy/society/world As the state works to rebuild its post-industrial economy, it's looking for young companies to be part of a high-tech future.post-industrial age/era With numbers in the coal and steel industries slashed, unions have found it hard to adapt to the post-industrial age. post-industrial businesses/cities/areas
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