Meaning of “light industry” in the English Dictionary

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"light industry" in Business English

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light industrynoun [ C or U ]


industries that manufacture small equipment, clothing, electronics, etc.:

One area has numerous coal-fired power plants and high levels of air pollution, the other is an area with light industry and lower levels of air pollution.

(Definition of “light industry” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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