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heavy industrynoun [U]

us   /ˈhev·i ˈɪn·də·stri/
the business of using large machines and materials such as coal and steel to produce large goods
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heavy industrynoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌhev.i ˈɪn.də.stri/ us   /ˌhev.i ˈɪn.də.stri/
industry that uses large machines to produce either materials, such as steel, or large goods, such as ships or trains
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heavy industrynoun [C or U]

uk   us   PRODUCTION
industry that manufactures large pieces of equipment or machinery, or that use large pieces of equipment or machinery to manufacture products: Glasgow used to be a centre for shipbuilding and heavy industry. Recent years have seen a decline in heavy industry in the US and the UK.
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in Chinese (Simplified) 重工业…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重工業…
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