Definition of sunset industry in English:

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sunset industry


An old and declining industry.
Example sentences
  • We are turning a sunrise industry into a sunset industry, as Australia and Chile get out there and capture our markets.
  • I recall that it was a Labour Prime Minister who, some 10 years ago - it might have been a few years longer ago than that - said that the dairy industry was a sunset industry.
  • After visiting several textile factories around the island, I don't think that textile is a sunset industry.

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