deindustrialize
verb see deindustrialization

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • deindustrialize — (Amer.) v. remove or reduce industrial activity in a country (also deindustrialise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deindustrialize — UK [ˌdiːɪnˈdʌstrɪəˌlaɪz] / US [ˌdɪɪnˈdʌstrɪəˌlaɪz] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms deindustrialize : present tense I/you/we/they deindustrialize he/she/it deindustrializes present participle deindustrializing past tense deindustrialized …   English dictionary

  • deindustrialize — verb see deindustrialization * * * deindustrialize UK [ˌdiːɪnˈdʌstriəˌlaɪz] US [ˌdiɪnˈdʌstriəˌlaɪz] verb [intransitive/transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they deindustrialize he/she/it deindustrializes …   Useful english dictionary

  • deindustrialize — deindustrialization, n. /dee in dus tree euh luyz /, v., deindustrialized, deindustrializing. v.t. 1. to cause to lose industrial capability or strength; make less industrial in character or emphasis. 2. to deprive (a conquered nation) of the… …   Universalium

  • deindustrialize — verb To subject to deindustrialization; to deprive of industry …   Wiktionary

  • deindustrialize — de·industrialize …   English syllables

  • deindustrialized — deindustrialize (Amer.) v. remove or reduce industrial activity in a country (also deindustrialise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deindustrializes — deindustrialize (Amer.) v. remove or reduce industrial activity in a country (also deindustrialise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deindustrializing — deindustrialize (Amer.) v. remove or reduce industrial activity in a country (also deindustrialise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deindustrialization — noun Date: 1940 the reduction or destruction of a nation s or region s industrial capacity • deindustrialize verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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