noun (industr, ies, -)
- Businesses concerned with goods as opposed to services.
- There used to be a lot of around here, but now the economy depends on tourism.
- Businesses of the same type, considered as a whole.
- The software and tourism industries continue to grow, while the steel industry remains troubled.
- The tendency to work persistently.
- Over the years, their and business sense made them wealthy.
- Dutch: werklust
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