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- adjective not industrial; -- used of societies. Opposite of
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- adjective Not
- adjective Of a
geographicarea, not designatedfor use by manufacturersand other industries; residentialor commercial.
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- adjective not having highly developed manufacturing enterprises
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Mike Kane for The Wall Street Journa Seattle has become a hotbed for cleaning up abandoned industrial sites and redeveloping them for nonindustrial uses such as office buildings and shopping centers.
The $6.6 billion deal was the largest nonindustrial acquisition in American history.
But people from small, nonindustrial societies, such as the Hadza foragers of Tanzania, offer about $2.50 to the other player — who accepts it.
But all that's left are a few old warehouses and factories long since converted to nonindustrial uses.
He notes that Slow Food, the now-global movement to promote local foods produced by nonindustrial methods, started in Italy -- explicitly in response to the arrival of McDonald's.
On June 26, the Italian government introduced a wide-ranging economic bill to parliament that included a proposal for a 6% tax on profits from the sale of gold for nonindustrial purposes.
New York City, which tosses about eight million tons of nonindustrial trash each year, trucks much of it to big landfills in states such as Virginia and Pennsylvania.
However, the person familiar with the matter said Enel is likely to seek a nonindustrial buyer that it can form a partnership with.
Westvaco Corporation and Georgia-Pacific are the two largest industrial foresters in the ACE Basin; however, most of the total forested acreage (70%) is owned by nonindustrial private landowners.
The forces of production are mainly agrarian and nonindustrial.