Definition of industrialism in English:


Line breaks: in|dus|tri¦al|ism
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdʌstrɪəlɪz(ə)m


[mass noun]
  • A social or economic system in which manufacturing industries are prevalent: some countries of the Third World have barely been touched by industrialism
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    • The dialogue between Gandhi and Nehru on industrialism, socialism and capitalism dates back to 1928.
    • In short, the advent of industrialism and the Industrial Revolution has irreversibly changed the prognosis for freedom and statism.
    • This ‘charming’ story, avowedly in opposition to economics, concerns the evils of industrialism and the inferiority of the African people.

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