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Definition of industrial adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [usually before noun]
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  1. 1 connected with industry industrial competition industrial output an industrial accident They had made industrial quantities of food (= a lot).
  2. 2used by industries industrial chemicals
  3. 3having many industries an industrial town an industrial society the world's leading industrial nations
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adverb industrially advanced countries
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