Industrialize is to turn a country or region into a place where factories and other industrial businesses are common. This often leads to a lot of pollution and other problems.

  • The country was industrialized when the government started to support the industrial business.

  • The region is industrializing, which is why the air is so polluted.

Definition of industrialize


develop industry; become industrial




organize (the production of something) into an industry



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Example Sentences for industrialize

  • 1

    The backbone of the economy in the region is industry.

  • 2

    The economy depends principally on the industry.

  • 3

    The economy is based on the tertiary industry.

  • 4

    The industrial sector is the backbone of the economy.

  • 5

    The Agriculture industry is the largest employer in the area.

  • 6

    Industry is of vital importance for the economy of the province.

  • 7

    Service and manufacturing industry are the backbone of the economy.

  • 8

    Agriculture is the main industry in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  • 9

    Most of the people involved in the agriculture industry are illiterate.

  • 10

    It is the major industrial and economic powerhouse of the Brazilian economy.