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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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To subject to deindustrialization; to deprive of industry.


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  • Since you're the one advocating a global tax that will enrich speculators, further deindustrialize the west and destroy the 3rd world, I won't bother bearing the burden of proof. by

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  • Washington wanted to deindustrialize the country to permanently destroy the old Soviet economic structure.

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  • The only way to achieve emissions that low is to deindustrialize and return to an existence reminiscent of the 19th century.

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  • The "exorbitant privilege" of the dollar is matched by the insupportable burden of America's overvalued reserve currency role, which since World War II has tended to deindustrialize the United States. - Top Stories

  • This is a scam to bring in a carbon tax which will only serve to deindustrialize the united states.

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  • All industrial countries will be forced to rapidly deindustrialize on this time scale, but the one that has spent the last century building an infrastructure that has no future -- based on little houses interconnected by cars, with all of its associated moribund, unmaintainable systems -- is virtually guaranteed to fall the hardest.

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  • "The world trading system is going to blow up, or the U.S. economy is going to totally deindustrialize" unless China loosens controls on its currency, said Peter Morici, a University of Maryland business professor and a former chief economist at the U.S.


  • I think this is much more true of activists than of pure scientists, but that many "pure" scientists are in fact de facto advocates of a position (we must deindustrialize and deenergize our economies) who came to that "what must we do" conclusion before they had ever heard of global warming, and seek justification in the empirical world for their starting preference.

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  • "The plan is to deindustrialize the riverfront," said Pascoe.

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  • But in order to do this the leading Western capitalist economies had to deindustrialize, thus new sources of profit had to be created: enter 'globalization', the buzzword for an economy based on the illusary creation of wealth.

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