industrialism
noun Date: 1831 social organization in which industries and especially large-scale industries are dominant

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  • industrialism — INDUSTRIALÍSM s.n. 1. Orientare în gândirea economică care preconizează dezvoltarea industriei şi ridicarea acesteia la nivelul de ramură principală a economiei. 2. Teorie economică care acordă preponderenţă industriei în activitatea economică.… …   Dicționar Român

  • industrialism — in‧dus‧tri‧al‧is‧m [ɪnˈdʌstriəlɪzm] noun [uncountable] ECONOMICS the system by which a society gets its wealth through industry: • Does industrialism raise or lower the living standards of the working class? * * * industrialism UK US… …   Financial and business terms

  • industrialism — 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

  • Industrialism — In*dus tri*al*ism, n. 1. Devotion to industrial pursuits; labor; industry. J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster] 2. The principles or policy applicable to industrial pursuits or organized labor. [1913 Webster] Industrialism must not confounded with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • industrialism — (n.) 1831, from INDUSTRIAL (Cf. industrial) + ISM (Cf. ism). Cf. Fr. industrialisme (Saint Simon, 1823) …   Etymology dictionary

  • industrialism — ► NOUN ▪ a social or economic system in which manufacturing industries are prevalent …   English terms dictionary

  • industrialism — [in dus′trē əl iz΄əm] n. social and economic organization characterized by large industries, machine production, concentration of workers in cities, etc …   English World dictionary

  • industrialism — [[t]ɪndʌ̱striəlɪzəm[/t]] N UNCOUNT Industrialism is the state of having an economy based on industry …   English dictionary

  • industrialism — /in dus tree euh liz euhm/, n. an economic organization of society built largely on mechanized industry rather than agriculture, craftsmanship, or commerce. [1825 35; INDUSTRIAL + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • industrialism — noun The socio economic system based upon the industrial production of manufactured goods, rather than on agriculture …   Wiktionary

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