from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To cause (a nation or area) to lose or be deprived of industrial capability or strength: felt that America was being deindustrialized by foreign competition.
- intransitive v. To undergo or suffer loss of industrial infrastructure and potential.
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- v. To subject to deindustrialization; to deprive of industry.
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