Definition of non-industrial in English:

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Not using or characterized by industry: reverting to non-industrial modes of production a primitive island of non-industrial culture non-industrial countries
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  • There is also a new factor: the emergence of groupings of non-industrial fishermen, particularly in the developing countries of the South.
  • The proposal allocates 30 per cent of the space for non-industrial use, which is out of line with the 25 per cent stipulated in the development plan.
  • The most common form of non-agricultural non-industrial investment is in property, especially in urban land markets.

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