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"industrial" in British English

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industrialadjective

uk   /ɪnˈdʌs.tri.əl/  us   /ɪnˈdʌs.tri.əl/
B2 in or related to industry, or having a lot of industry and factories, etc.: industrial output industrial expansion an industrial landscape/nation He has an industrial background (= he has worked in industry).

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industrially
adverb uk   /ɪnˈdʌs.tri.ə.li/  us   /ɪnˈdʌs.tri.ə.li/

industrialnoun

uk   /ɪnˈdʌs.tri.əl/  us   /ɪnˈdʌs.tri.əl/ specialized
[C] a company whose main business is producing goods: He owns a series of industrials across the US and beyond.
industrials [plural noun]
shares in industrial companies: On Thursday the industrials moved up more than 50 points. Industrials were up 1.2 percent at the close of trading.
(Definition of industrial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"industrial" in American English

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industrialadjective

 us   /ɪnˈdʌs·tri·əl/
of or related to industry, or having a lot of industry and factories: industrial output It’s an industrial city.
An industrial park is a special area for factories and businesses.
(Definition of industrial from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"industrial" in Business English

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industrialadjective

uk   us   /ɪnˈdʌstriəl/
relating to industry: Building ships has ranked for years as one of the more dangerous industrial jobs. Industrial output fell in April. an industrial company
used in industry: Orders for industrial equipment have increased. industrial chemicals/cleaners industrial goods/products
having a lot of industry and factories: These workers have some of the best wages in industrial America. an industrial city/country
relating to businesses in general, not people: The rate cuts affect everything from home mortgages to commercial and industrial loans. industrial customers
HR relating to someone's work or job: He lost his hand in an industrial accident in 2008. industrial injury
industrially
adverb /ɪnˈdʌstriəli/
a chemical that is used industrially advanced economies industrially produced carbon dioxide

industrialnoun

uk   us   /ɪnˈdʌstriəl/
[C] a company whose main business is producing goods: Earnings reports from key companies in banking, technology and the industrials have been released.
industrials
[plural] STOCK MARKET shares in industrial companies: The trust invests in industrials.
(Definition of industrial from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “industrial”
in Arabic صِناعي…
in Korean 산업의…
in Portuguese industrial…
in Catalan industrial…
in Japanese 工業の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工业的, 产业的…
in Turkish sanayi ile ilgili, endüstriyel, sınaî…
in Russian промышленный, индустриальный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工業的, 產業的…
in Italian industriale…
in Polish przemysłowy…
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