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1 industry

The people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise.

Roget 625: business, occupation, employment; pursuit etc. 622; what one is doing, what one is about; affair, concern, matter, case.    matter in hand, ... show more

Dutch: nijverheid, industrie, industrietak
Polish: przemysł

2 industry

The organized action of making of goods and services for sale:
— American industry is making increased use of computers to control production.

synonym: manufacture.

Dutch: werklust, sector, industrie, nijverheid, productieproces, produktieproces

3 industry

Persevering determination to perform a task:
— Frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues.

synonyms: diligence, industriousness.

Roget 686: exertion, effort, strain, tug, pull, stress, throw, stretch, struggle, spell, spurt, spirt; stroke of work, stitch of work.    ... show more

Roget 682: activity; briskness, liveliness etc. adj.; animation, life, vivacity, spirit, dash, energy; snap, vim.    nimbleness, ... show more

Dutch: bedrijvigheid
Polish: pracowitość

Moby thesaurus: Aktiengesellschaft, activity, aktiebolag, application, ardor, assiduity, assiduousness, balance of trade, big business, body corporate, bulldog tenacity, business, business dealings, business establishment, bustle, cartel, chamber of commerce, combine, commerce, commercial affairs ... show more.

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