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English definition of “strategic industry”

strategic industry

noun [C]
an industry that a government considers to be very important for the country's economy or safety: Opposition parties expressed grave concerns about a strategic industry being sold to a foreign power.
(Definition of strategic industry from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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