Translation of industry in Spanish:
noun plural -tries
- 1 1.1 uncountable (in general) heavy/light industryshe used to be a teacher but now she works in industryindustria pesada/ligerahow will industry react to these proposals?era maestra pero ahora trabaja en el sector empresarial¿cuál va a ser la reacción de los empresarios frente a estas propuestas?Example sentences1.2 countable (particular branch) the steel/textile industry
the construction industryla industria siderúrgica/textilthe tourist industryla (industria de la) construccióna whole industry has grown up around healthy livingel turismola preocupación por la salud ha dado lugar a toda un área de actividad comercialExample 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.
- 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.
- 2 uncountable (hard work) [formal]Example sentences
- Her sewing room, based in her farm in Fife, which she shares with her fiancé, is a hive of industry.
- On some occasions three courts were sitting simultaneously and it was a hive of industry and justice.
- His industry, inventiveness and hard work said a lot about the way Celtic play the game.
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