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industry
American English: /ˈɪndəstri/
British English: /ˈɪndəstri/

Translation of industry in Spanish:

noun plural -tries

  • 1 1.1 uncountable (in general) heavy/light industry
    industria pesada/ligera
    she used to be a teacher but now she works in industry
    era maestra pero ahora trabaja en el sector empresarial
    how will industry react to these proposals?
    ¿cuál va a ser la reacción de los empresarios frente a estas propuestas?
    Example sentences
    • The union is now the biggest in the private sector and manufacturing industry.
    • Manufacturing and industry produced a large range of products aimed at many different markets.
    • Costs of smelters scrap metal and other problems are having a major impact on manufacturing industry.
    1.2 countable (particular branch) the steel/textile industry
    la industria siderúrgica/textil
    the construction industry
    la (industria de la) construcción
    the tourist industry
    el turismo
    a whole industry has grown up around healthy living
    la preocupación por la salud ha dado lugar a toda un área de actividad comercial
    Example sentences
    • The technology industry has a poor track record in attracting female applicants.
    • Keeping up with the Kiwis now is hard work, as the wine industry continues to grow like topsy
    • In the airline industry emotional labour is vital to the success of the product.

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