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Verb: industrialize  in'dús-tree-u,lIz
  1. Organize (the production of something) into an industry
    "The Chinese industrialized textile production";
    - industrialise [Brit]
     
  2. Develop industry; become industrial
    "The nations of South East Asia will quickly industrialize and catch up with the West";
    - industrialise [Brit]

Derived forms: industrializing, industrializes, industrialized

Type of: alter, change, modify

Encyclopedia: Industrialize