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    Definition:
    Industry - (n.) Habitual diligence in any employment or pursuit, either bodily or mental; steady attention to business; assiduity; -- opposed to sloth and idleness; as, industry pays debts, while idleness or despair will increase them.
    Industry - (n.) Any department or branch of art, occupation, or business; especially, one which employs much labor and capital and is a distinct branch of trade; as, the sugar industry; the iron industry; the cotton industry.
    Industry - (n.) Human exertion of any kind employed for the creation of value, and regarded by some as a species of capital or wealth; labor.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Industry - n. (pl. -ies) 1 a branch of production or manufacture; commercial enterprise. B these collectively. 2 concerted activity (a hive of industry). 3 diligence. [latin industria]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Cottage industry - n. Business activity carried on at home.
    Growth industry - n. Industry that is developing rapidly.
    Heavy industry - n. Industry producing metal, machinery, etc.
    Heavy industry - n. Industry producing metal, machinery, etc.
    Heavy industry - n. Industry producing metal, machinery, etc.
    Light industry - n. Manufacture of small or light articles.
    Service industry - n. Industry providing services, not goods.

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