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English definition of “secondary industry”

secondary industry

noun [C or U]
 
 
PRODUCTION, ECONOMICS
an industry that manufactures goods rather than producing raw materials, or these industries considered as a group → Compare primary industry, tertiary industry
(Definition of secondary industry from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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