industrialization
noun see industrialize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • industrialization — (n.) 1883, from INDUSTRIALIZE (Cf. industrialize) + ATION (Cf. ation) …   Etymology dictionary

  • industrialization — (Amer.) n. process of becoming industrialized, process by which industries are introduced into an area (also industrialisation)in dus·tri·al·i·za·tion || ɪn‚dÊŒstrɪəlÉ™ zeɪʃn / laɪ z …   English contemporary dictionary

  • industrialization — industrialism, industrialization Both words denote the transition in methods of production which has been responsible for the vastly increased wealth creating capacity of modern societies compared with traditional systems. It should be noted that …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Industrialization — The process in which a society or country (or world) transforms itself from a primarily agricultural society into one based on the manufacturing of goods and services. Individual manual labor is often replaced by mechanized mass production and… …   Investment dictionary

  • industrialization — industrialize in‧dus‧tri‧al‧ize [ɪnˈdʌstriəlaɪz] also industrialise verb [intransitive, transitive] ECONOMICS if a country or area industrializes or is industrialized, it develops a lot of industry for the first time: • Argentina was one of the… …   Financial and business terms

  • Industrialization —    The hallmark of the Industrial Revolution was the mechanization of labor in factory production. The process in the Austrian lands of the Habsburg Empire began with textiles: silk weaving facilities opened in Vienna in 1619 and in Walpersdorf… …   Historical dictionary of Austria

  • industrialization — See industrialize. * * * Process of converting to a socioeconomic order in which industry is dominant. The changes that took place in Britain during the Industrial Revolution of the late 18th and 19th century led the way for the early… …   Universalium

  • industrialization — industrialize (also industrialise) ► VERB (often as adj. industrialized) ▪ develop industries in (a country or region) on a wide scale. DERIVATIVES industrialization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • industrialization — noun a process of social and economic change whereby a human society is transformed from a pre industrial to an industrial state …   Wiktionary

  • industrialization — in|dus|tri|al|i|za|tion also industrialisation BrE [ınˌdʌstriəlaıˈzeıʃən US ələ ] n [U] when a country or place develops a lot of industry >industrialize [ınˈdʌstriəlaız] v [I and T] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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