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Noun: industry  in-dus-tree
  1. The people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise
    "each industry has its own trade publications"
  2. The organized action of making goods and services for sale
    "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production";
    - manufacture
  3. Persevering determination to perform a task
    "frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues";
    - diligence, industriousness

Derived forms: industries

Type of: business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise, determination, purpose

Encyclopedia: Industry, Pennsylvania