industrialize industrialize  /ɪn ˈdə stri ə ˌlaɪz/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) organize (the production of something) into an industry
  2. (v) develop industry; become industrial

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In the struggle to industrialize, Pakistan raised industrial output 285% between 1950 and 1955.
  2. In the struggle to industrialize, Pakistan raised industrial output 285% between 1950 and 1955.
  3. But once a society has begun to industrialize, people themselves create wealth as they develop an increasingly elaborate exchange of goods and services.

News

  • Expansion of drilling prompts deep fears

    A new environmental fight looms over a huge natural gas harvesting project opponents claim will industrialize forests and drain billions of gallons of water from aquifers that feed treasured trout streams.
    on July 29, 2013     Source: Detroit News

Quotes

  1. "We need a lot of money to industrialize lithium ...... we're ready to negotiate (with foreign investors) to guarantee investments," Morales said in La Paz, his inauguration attended by several South American presidents, including leftist allies...
    on Jan 22, 2010 By: Evo Morales Source: Reuters

  2. "This issue should be resolved," Museveni said. "If we do not industrialize, where shall we get employment for the youth? I will mobilize the youth to smash ...... these cliques obstructing the future of the country."
    on Dec 21, 2007 By: Yoweri Museveni Source: Reuters

  3. "Petroleum allowed during many years, during 40 or 50 years, for Mexico to grow economically, to industrialize. It impacted both employment and regional development," said Cuauhtemoc Cardenas, 74, son of the legendary president and a national...
    on Jul 31, 2008 By: Lazaro Cardenas Source: McClatchy Washington Bureau

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