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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To develop industry in (a country or society, for example).
  • intransitive verb To organize (the production of something) as an industry.
  • intransitive verb To become industrial.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To imbue with the spirit of industrialism; interest in industrial pursuits.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb To make industrial; to develop so that most of the working population is engaged in non-agricultural labor; to develop economically; -- of nations or geographical areas.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb of a country to develop industry; to become industrial
  • verb of a product to manufacture on an industrial scale or using industrial methods
  • verb of a process to organize along industrial lines

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb organize (the production of something) into an industry
  • verb develop industry; become industrial

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

industrial +‎ -ize

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