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heavy industry

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
industry that uses large machines to produce either materials such as steel or large goods such as ships and trains
Translations of “heavy industry”
in Chinese (Traditional) 重工業…
in Chinese (Simplified) 重工业…
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