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industry

noun /ˈindəstri/ ( plural industries)
(any part of) the business of producing or making goods
industria
the ship-building industry The government should invest more money in industry.
hard work or effort
diligencia
He owed his success to both ability and industry.
industrial /-ˈdas/ adjective having, concerning etc industries or the making of goods
industrial
That area of the country is industrial rather than agricultural.
industrialist /-ˈdas-/ noun a person who takes part in the running of a large industrial organization a wealthy industrialist. industrialized /-ˈdas/ adjective ( (also industrialisedBritish)) (of a country) having a large number of industries
industrializado
the industrialized nations.
industrialization noun ( (also industrialisationBritish))
industrialización
industrious /-ˈdas-/ adjective busy and hard-working
trabajador, laborioso
industrious pupils.
industrial action noun action taken by workers, especially a strike, when they are protesting against their employers
huelga
The union is threatening industrial action over a pay dispute.
industrial estate noun an area of a town etc set aside for (the building of) factories.
polígono/zona industrial
industrial relations noun plural the relationship between the management and the workers in a factory etc.
relaciones empresariales
Translations of “industry”
in Korean 산업, 제조…
in Arabic صِناعة, حِرْفة…
in French industrie, travail…
in Italian industria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生產, 工業, 產業…
in Russian промышленность, индустрия…
in Turkish üretim, mamül, mal…
in Polish przemysł…
in Portuguese indústria…
in German die Industrie, der Fleiß…
in Catalan indústria…
in Japanese 産業, 工業…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生产, 工业, 产业…
(Definition of industry from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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