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Spanish translation of “industry”

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
(Definition of industry from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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