nonindustrial
nonindustrial onindustrial adj. 1. not industrial; -- used of societies. Opposite of {industrial} and {industrialized}. [Narrower terms: {developing, underdeveloped}; {unindustrialized ] [WordNet 1.5]

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  • nonindustrial — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • nonindustrial — adjective not having highly developed manufacturing enterprises a nonindustrial society • Ant: ↑industrial • Similar to: ↑developing, ↑underdeveloped, ↑unindustrialized, ↑unindustrialised * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonindustrial — adj.; nonindustrially, adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonindustrial — adjective a) Not industrial. b) Of a geographic area, not designated for use by manufacturers and other industries; residential or commercial …   Wiktionary

  • nonindustrial — adj. not industrial …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonindustrial — non·industrial …   English syllables

  • nonindustrial — non in•dus′tri•al adj. ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • developing underdeveloped — nonindustrial onindustrial adj. 1. not industrial; used of societies. Opposite of {industrial} and {industrialized}. [Narrower terms: {developing, underdeveloped}; {unindustrialized ] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unindustrialized — nonindustrial onindustrial adj. 1. not industrial; used of societies. Opposite of {industrial} and {industrialized}. [Narrower terms: {developing, underdeveloped}; {unindustrialized ] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • modernization — See modernize. * * * Transformation of a society from a rural and agrarian condition to a secular, urban, and industrial one. It is closely linked with industrialization. As societies modernize, the individual becomes increasingly important,… …   Universalium

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