Definition of industrialize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

industrialize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//ɪnˈdʌstriəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈdʌstriəlaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they industrialize
BrE BrE//ɪnˈdʌstriəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈdʌstriəlaɪz//
 
he / she / it industrializes
BrE BrE//ɪnˈdʌstriəlaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈdʌstriəlaɪzɪz//
 
past simple industrialized
BrE BrE//ɪnˈdʌstriəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈdʌstriəlaɪzd//
 
past participle industrialized
BrE BrE//ɪnˈdʌstriəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈdʌstriəlaɪzd//
 
-ing form industrializing
BrE BrE//ɪnˈdʌstriəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈdʌstriəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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[transitive, intransitive] industrialize (something) if a country or an area is industrialized or if it industrializes, industries are developed there The southern part of the country was slow to industrialize.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: industrialize