- de-individualize, de-industrialize etc.:
see de- II. 1.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
Look at other dictionaries:
industrialize — v. t. & i. 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; as, to industrialize underdeveloped nations. [PJC] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
industrialize — in‧dus‧tri‧al‧ize [ɪnˈdʌstriəlaɪz] also industrialise verb [intransitive, transitive] ECONOMICS if a country or area industrializes or is industrialized, it develops a lot of industry for the first time: • Argentina was one of the first Latin… … Financial and business terms
industrialize — (v.) 1852, from INDUSTRIAL (Cf. industrial) + IZE (Cf. ize), or else from Fr. industrialiser (1842), from M.L. industrialis. Related: Industrialized; industrializing … Etymology dictionary
industrialize — (Amer.) in dusÂ·triÂ·alÂ·ize || Éªn dÊŒstrÉªÉ™laÉªz v. develop industry; become industrial; make industrial, bring large numbers of industries into an area (also industrialise) … English contemporary dictionary
industrialize — (also industrialise) ► VERB (often as adj. industrialized) ▪ develop industries in (a country or region) on a wide scale. DERIVATIVES industrialization noun … English terms dictionary
industrialize — [in dus′trē əlīz΄] vt. industrialized, industrializing 1. to make industrial; establish or develop industrialism in 2. to organize as an industry vi. to become industrial industrialization n … English World dictionary
industrialize — UK [ɪnˈdʌstrɪəlaɪz] / US [ɪnˈdʌstrɪəˌlaɪz] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms industrialize : present tense I/you/we/they industrialize he/she/it industrializes present participle industrializing past tense industrialized past participle… … English dictionary
industrialize — verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1886 transitive verb to make industrial < industrialize an agricultural region > intransitive verb to become industrial • industrialization noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
industrialize — industrialization, n. /in dus tree euh luyz /, v., industrialized, industrializing. v.t. 1. to introduce industry into (an area) on a large scale. 2. to convert to the ideals, methods, aims, etc., of industrialism. v.i. 3. to undergo… … Universalium
industrialize — verb a) to develop industry; to become industrial b) to manufacture on an industrial scale or using industrial methods … Wiktionary
industrialize — Synonyms and related words: accomplish, achieve, act, be productive, bring about, bring into being, bring to fruition, cause, commercialize, do, effectuate, engineer, execute, mass produce, overproduce, perform, produce, realize, volume produce,… … Moby Thesaurus