Definition of light industry in English:

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light industry

Pronunciation: /ˈˌlīt ˈindəstrē/

noun

The manufacture of small or light articles.
Example sentences
  • The share of the city light industry is 1.5% of the total industrial output in St. Petersburg.
  • It involves transforming Botswana into a light industry hub for the assembling, logistics, customer service and sales of Chinese machinery, electronics and domestic appliances from late 2007 to 2010.

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Syllabification: light in·dus·try

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