verb[with object] (often as adjective industrialized)
- 1Develop industries in (a country or region) on a wide scale: the industrialized nationsMore example sentences
- Many other industrialized countries are spending about $70 per person, per year.
- I expect obesity to worsen in all the industrialized and industrializing countries and for human health to suffer as a result.
- The United States remains one of the few advanced industrialized countries in the world that still practices capital punishment.
- 1.1 [no object] (Of a country or region) build up a system of industries: the country needs to industrialize to create both exports and jobsMore example sentences
- As the country industrialized, home and workplace became distinct.
- Meanwhile, the country industrialized relatively successfully to make it less dependent on world trade.
- No other country would industrialize to the same extent before the 1870s, giving Britain a near-monopoly on the production of manufactured goods.
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- The purpose was to get information about planned economy and industrialization under state control.
- Urbanization and industrialization were determining factors in this move.
- That is a beginning of real industrialization, which they haven't experienced in recent years.
More definitions of industrializeDefinition of industrialize in:
- The US English dictionary