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[in-duhs-tree-uh-luh-zey-shuh n] /ɪnˌdʌs tri ə ləˈzeɪ ʃən/
the large-scale introduction of manufacturing, advanced technical enterprises, and other productive economic activity into an area, society, country, etc.
conversion to the methods, aims, and ideals of industry and economic activity, particularly of an area that was previously underdeveloped economically.
Origin of industrialization
Related forms
anti-industrialization, noun
nonindustrialization, noun
overindustrialization, noun
proindustrialization, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for industrialization
  • His emphasis on industrialization is less contentious than his reference to the making of that revolution.
  • The inevitable cost of industrialization and trying to pursue a materialistic capitalist dream.
  • industrialization around the world has increased the global demand for rubber.
  • Although the benefits of such industrialization were lower prices and better products, the cost was homogeneity.
  • Rapid economic growth and industrialization have caused unacceptably high levels of pollution.
  • Building one more unsaleable condo is not the same as true industrialization.
  • And there is no question that industrialization has polluted our surroundings.
  • The industrialization of food transformed how grain and meat were cultivated, and ultimately consumed.
  • industrialization and modern transportation have amplified the problem.
  • For many, industrialization did bring economic help.
Word Origin and History for industrialization

1883, from industrialize + -ation.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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