industrialized in‧dus‧tri‧a‧lized [ɪnˈdʌstriəlaɪzd] also industrialised adjective
having a lot of factories, industrial companies etc:

• The chemical DDT is banned in all industrialized countries.

• There has been an economic slowdown across the whole of the industrialized world.

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industrialized UK US (UK also industrialised) /ɪnˈdʌstriəlaɪzd/ adjective ECONOMICS
used to describe a country, economy, area, etc. that has many businesses and factories involved in producing goods: »

an industrialized economy/country/nation


Even in the industrialized world illiteracy is a problem.

heavily/highly industrialized »

a heavily industrialized area

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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