Meaning of “post-industrial” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “post-industrial” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"post-industrial" in Business English

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post-industrialadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌpəʊstɪnˈdʌstriəl/ us ECONOMICS

belonging or relating to an economy that is based more on service industries than on manufacturing:

post-industrial economy/society/world As the state works to rebuild its post-industrial economy, it's looking for young companies to be part of a high-tech future.
post-industrial age/era With numbers in the coal and steel industries slashed, unions have found it hard to adapt to the post-industrial age.
post-industrial businesses/cities/areas

(Definition of “post-industrial” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)