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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to a society or economy marked by a lessened importance of manufacturing and an increase of services, information, and research.

Usage examples (41)
  • postindustrial countries
  • Adjective : The economy of the postindustrial society is based on the provision of services rather than on the manufacture of goods
  • But today, the "postindustrial" mode of imperialism is more about recycling wealth to produce capital gains, mainly by globalizing and privatizing the Bubble Economy.
  • Our societies are both super-industrial and postindustrial. for more
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