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Definitions of industry

  1. persevering determination to perform a task; "his diligence won him quick promotions"; "frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the organized action of making of goods and services for sale; "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "each industry has its own trade publications" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. Any department or branch of art, occupation, or business; especially, one which employs much labor and capital and is a distinct branch of trade; as, the sugar industry; the iron industry; the cotton industry. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Habitual diligence in any employment or pursuit, either bodily or mental; steady attention to business; assiduity; - opposed to sloth and idleness; as, industry pays debts, while idleness or despair will increase them. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Steady attention to business or labor; productive labor; a particular branch of work or trade. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Diligence in labor; labor. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Earnest or constant application to work. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Useful labor; any branch of productive work. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Habitual diligence in any employment; steady application to labour; assiduity; a productive occupation. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Habitual diligence in any employment or pursuit. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for industry

  1. The ground,- in other countries the gift of nature,- is here the result of industry – Holland, v. 1 (of 2) by Edmondo de Amicis
  2. For by industry the owner of the Kent lands would become rich. – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
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