Definition of secondary industry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


secondary industry

BrE BrE//ˈsekəndri ɪndəstri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsekənderi ɪndəstri//
[uncountable, countable] (economics)
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the section of industry that uses raw materials to make goods compare primary industry, tertiary industry
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: secondary industry