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1. industry

noun. ['ˈɪndəstri'] the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise.

Synonyms

  • film industry
  • trucking industry
  • aviation
  • rag trade
  • shoe industry
  • fashion business
  • chemical industry
  • toy industry
  • aluminum business
  • show biz
  • garment industry
  • computer industry
  • sign industry
  • growth industry
  • plastics industry
  • service industry
  • tobacco industry
  • sunrise industry
  • fashion industry
  • refining industry
  • oil business
  • construction industry
  • movie industry
  • commercial enterprise
  • housing industry
  • arms industry
  • shipbuilding industry
  • entertainment industry
  • toy business
  • coal industry
  • munitions industry
  • banking system
  • steel industry
  • show business
  • electronics industry
  • securities industry
  • lighting industry
  • aluminum industry
  • market
  • banking industry
  • automobile industry
  • apparel industry

Antonyms

  • weakening

Etymology

  • industrie (French)
  • industria (Latin)

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Rhymes with Industry

  • industrie

How do you pronounce industry?

Pronounce industry as ˈɪndəstri.

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Sentences with industry


1. Noun, singular or mass
The sheep shearing industry of Australia went on to become one of the largest in the world.

Quotes about industry


1. I have learned from my experiences in this industry that there is absolutely no way to control people's opinions on your performance in your movie. You go out there, promote your film and hope people like the work you did.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

2. My success set me up for life, and it meant that I could retire from the music industry at 27 to spend time with my newborn daughter and my wife. My time away from the spotlight allowed me to rediscover my love for music, and I'm doing it for me now and no one else.
- Rick Astley

3. There is a lack of humor in fashion. To me, it's always been the fun, cool industry to work in, and I always wanted people to be on my side and see how much fun we really have behind the scenes.
- Chris Benz

2. industry

noun. ['ˈɪndəstri'] the organized action of making of goods and services for sale.

Synonyms

  • production
  • business enterprise
  • commercial enterprise
  • business
  • manufacture
  • cottage industry
  • industrialisation
  • industrial enterprise

Antonyms

  • irresoluteness
  • unconscientiousness
  • nonfunctional
  • functional

Etymology

  • industrie (French)
  • industria (Latin)

3. industry

noun. ['ˈɪndəstri'] persevering determination to perform a task.

Synonyms

  • assiduousness
  • determination
  • diligence
  • industriousness
  • studiousness
  • purpose
  • sedulity
  • concentration
  • assiduity

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • distribution
  • decrease
  • disassembly

Etymology

  • industrie (French)
  • industria (Latin)
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