Definition of secondary industry in English:

secondary industry

Syllabification: sec·ond·ar·y in·dus·try

noun

Economics
  • Industry that converts the raw materials provided by primary industry into commodities and products for the consumer; manufacturing industry.
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    • World wool prices had fallen, as had produce prices, the diamond market had fallen and secondary industry was depressed.
    • If the primary industries are doing fine, that will be a stage for secondary industries to achieve growth.
    • Primary and secondary industries depended upon government-funded services, infrastructure, and immigration.

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