Associations to the word «Industry»

Pictures for the word «Industry»


INDUSTRY, noun. (uncountable) The tendency to work persistently.
INDUSTRY, noun. (countable) (business) (economics) Businesses of the same type, considered as a whole.
INDUSTRY, noun. (uncountable) (economics) Businesses that produce goods as opposed to services.
INDUSTRY, noun. (in the singular) (economics) The sector of the economy consisting of large-scale enterprises.
INDUSTRY, noun. (European software patent law) Automated production of material goods
INDUSTRY DISCOUNT, noun. (aviation) A discounted air fare for airlines staff.

Dictionary definition

INDUSTRY, noun. The people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "each industry has its own trade publications".
INDUSTRY, noun. The organized action of making of goods and services for sale; "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production".
INDUSTRY, noun. Persevering determination to perform a task; "his diligence won him quick promotions"; "frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues".

Wise words

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Aldous Huxley