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"post-industrial" in British English

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post-industrialadjective

uk   /ˌpəʊst.ɪnˈdʌs.tri.əl/  us   /ˌpoʊst-/
belonging or ​relating to an ​economy that is no ​longerbased on ​heavyindustry, such as the making of ​largemachines: Service ​industries such as ​tourism have ​become more ​important in the post-industrial ​age.
(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   us   /ˌpəʊstɪnˈdʌstriəl/ ECONOMICS
belonging or ​relating to an ​economy that is ​based more on ​serviceindustries than on ​manufacturing: post-industrial economy/society/world As the ​stateworks 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 ​steelindustriesslashed, ​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)
Translations of “post-industrial”
in Chinese (Simplified) 后工业化的, 不再依赖重工业的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 後工業化的, 不再依賴重工業的…
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