Translation of industrial in Spanish:

industrial

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdʌstriəl/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [area/town] industrial; [production/development/capacity] industrial; [architecture/design/engineering] industrial; [espionage] industrial industrial waste residuos (masculine plural) industriales
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    • Accordingly in 1939 only the more developed industrial nations could hope to exercise any significant degree of air power.
    • He spoke after the conclusion of the annual meeting of the Group of 20 industrial and developing nations near Beijing yesterday.
    • The death penalty has long isolated the United States among Western industrial nations.
    1.2 [alcohol] industrial; [diamond] natural, industrial
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    • Campus also distributes heating oil and industrial fuel.
    • In practice, these industrial laws are systematically designed to increase the atomisation - and thereby reduce the power - of working people.
    1.3 (in employment) industrial injury lesión (feminine) laboral industrial psychologist psicólogo, (masculine, feminine) industrial industrial rehabilitation rehabilitación (feminine) industrial industrial unrest agitación (feminine) entre los trabajadores
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    • The Government has been arguing that it is this measure that will be the ultimate safeguard for citizens involved in peaceful protests and industrial strikes.
    • There is talk of how Bilbao, a small industrial town on the North coast of Spain, through its Guggenheim Museum.
    • A disused coal mine shaft was used for decades to dump hundreds of tons of industrial waste.

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