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Meaning of INDUSTRIALISM

Pronunciation:  in'dustreeu`lizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an economic system built on large industries rather than on agriculture or craftsmanship
 

INDUSTRIALISM is a 13 letter word that starts with I.

 

 See Also: economic system, economy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*dus"tri*al*ism\, n.
1. Devotion to industrial pursuits; labor; industry. --J. S.
   Mill.

2. The principles or policy applicable to industrial pursuits
   or organized labor.

         Industrialism must not confounded with
         industriousness.                      --H. Spencer.

 
Glossary
 
 Definition: a form of social organization in which the population's needs for food, manufactured products, transportation, and many services are met through the use of machines powered largely by fossil fuel.
 

 

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