light industry Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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light industrynoun [C or U]

uk   us  
industry that makes ​small things and does not need to use ​large, ​heavymachinery
(Definition of light industry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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light industrynoun [C or U]

uk   us   PRODUCTION
industries that ​manufacturesmallequipment, ​clothing, ​electronics, etc.: One ​area has numerous coal-fired ​powerplants and high ​levels of ​airpollution, the other is an ​area with ​lightindustry and ​lowerlevels of ​airpollution.
(Definition of light industry from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “light industry”
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻工业…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕工業…
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