Definition of Industrialise

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

Exact synonyms: Industrialize
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: Industrialize
Generic synonyms: Change
Derivative terms: Industrialisation, Industrialism, Industrialism, Industrialization

Definition of Industrialise

1. Verb. (British spelling) (alternative spelling of industrialize) ¹

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Definition of Industrialise

1. [v -ISED, -ISING, -ISES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Industrialise

industrial psychiatry
industrial psychology
industrial punk
industrial revolution
industrial school
industrial schools
industrial store
industrial strength
industrial tribunal
industrial tribunals
industrial union
industrial waste
industrial watercourse
industrialise (current term)

Literary usage of Industrialise

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1. Capital (1888)
"... thinking on our national policy of receiving foreign aid. First, we borrowed in order to industrialise. ..."

2. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"Some analysts believe that the intended objectives of these measures were to create rents rather than to industrialise. Third, with the rents from the state ..."

3. Institutional Investors in the New Financial Landscape by H. J. Blommestein, Norbert Funke (1998)
"With the government-led Five-year Economic Planning, Korea started to industrialise and modernise its production facilities and to push toward an ..."

4. Streaks of Life by Ethel Smyth (1921)
"... who industrialise sacred things, has overtaken languid performer and bored listener, and people who once cherished illusions on this subject are ..."

5. Globalisation, Poverty and Inequality by Richard Kohl (2003)
"... resource-rich Southeast Asian economies, where politics discouraged redistribution and greater resource wealth weakened the pressure to industrialise. ..."

6. Feminism, Its Fallacies and Follies by John Martin, Prestonia Mann Martin (1916)
"Feminism would industrialise women in order to produce greater material wealth; Humanism would exempt women from competitive industry in order to produce ..."

7. The Dance of Śiva: Fourteen Indian Essays by Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy (1918)
"Meanwhile, it would be worth while to pause before we make haste to emancipate, that is to say, reform and industrialise the Oriental woman. ..."

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