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reindustrialize Line breaks: re|in¦dus¦trial|ize
Pronunciation: /riːɪnˈdʌstrɪəlʌɪz/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also reindustrialise)

Definition of reindustrialize in English:


[with object]
Revitalize or modernize the industry of (a country or area).
Example sentences
  • ‘If we wish to return to renewable energy, we will have to reindustrialise the landscape’.
  • If the site is reindustrialized, the task force hopes it will be a non-polluting industry.


Pronunciation: /riːɪndʌstrɪəlʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • The Soviet blockade of Berlin was triggered by Allied currency reforms opposed by Josef Stalin as a step toward unification and reindustrialization of the American, British, and French occupation zones of Germany.
  • His work is a surprising combination of science and art, the mundane and the dramatic, perhaps reflecting the reindustrialization following the war and the infiltration of technology into everyday life.
  • In Brockville, Canada, an element of reindustrialization of the the company's operations was achieved through the management's buyout of part of the product range produced there.
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