Definition of Industrialize

1. Verb. Organize (the production of something) into an industry. "The Chinese industrialized textile production"

Exact synonyms: Industrialise
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify



2. Verb. Develop industry; become industrial. "The nations of South East Asia will quickly industrialize and catch up with the West"
Exact synonyms: Industrialise
Generic synonyms: Change
Derivative terms: Industrialisation, Industrialism, Industrialism, Industrialization

Definition of Industrialize

1. Verb. (context: of a country) to develop industry; to become industrial ¹

2. Verb. (context: of a product) to manufacture on an industrial scale or using industrial methods ¹

3. Verb. (context: of a process) to organize along industrial lines ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Industrialize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Literary usage of Industrialize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Fractured Continent: Latin America in Close-Up by Willard Leon Beaulac (1980)
"Since the countries have failed to industrialize, or to industrialize sufficiently, land and minerals remain the principal sources of wealth. ..."

2. Europe: Dimensions of Peace by Björn Hettne (1988)
"They could not follow the rather slow laissez-faire process of development but needed, for example, to industrialize quickly because of the distinct ..."

3. Conservation and Development of Nontimber Forest Products in the Pacific edited by Bettina Von Hagen, James F. Weigand, Rebecca McLain, Roger Fight (1998)
"... and rationalize nontimber forest product harvesting and marketing resemble efforts to professionalize and industrialize agriculture. ln agriculture, ..."

4. Population and Food in the Early Twenty-First Century: Meeting Future Food by Nurul Islam (1995)
"This boils down to the question of what happens to grain area and grain production when countries that are already densely populated industrialize rapidly. ..."

5. African Voices on Structural Adjustment by Thandika Mkandawire (2003)
"SAP as the Key Stumbling Block to Learning from Asia Asia did not industrialize by having the BWIs literally take their economic policy-making institutions ..."

6. Preventing Deadly Conflict edited by David A. Hamburg, Cyrus R. Vance (1998)
"... built on inefficient uses of fossil deadly conflict. fuels, it is likely that many developing countries will repeat that pattern as they industrialize. ..."

7. Workforce 2000: Work and Workers for the 21st Century by William B. Johnstone, DIANE Publishing Company, Arnold E. Packer (1987)
"Among developing nations, the desire to industrialize by building world-scale heavy production facilities is leading to continued investments in steel, ..."

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