Definition of Postindustrial

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a society or economy marked by a lessened importance of manufacturing and an increase of services, information, and research. "Postindustrial countries"

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Definition of Postindustrial

1. Adjective. Describing the economy of a nation in which manufacturing industry becomes less important and the service and information industries become more important. ¹

2. Adjective. (music) Of a genre of industrial music following the original industrial music. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Postindustrial

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postindustrial

postilled
postiller
postillers
postillion
postillions
postils
postimpact
postimperial
postimplantation
postimpressionism
postimpressionist
postimpressionists
postin
postinaugural
postindependence
postindustrial (current term)
postindustrialization
postindustrially
postinfection
postinfectious
postinformation
posting
postings
postinitiation
postinjection
postinoculation
postins
postintegration
postinvasion
postinvasive

Literary usage of Postindustrial

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1. Alternative World Scenarios for a New Order of Nations. by Charles W. Taylor (1994)
"¡n the postindustrial nations are high-tech oriented and are supported by an increasing number of light, specialty industries. The heavy industrial needs of ..."

2. The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"... Poverty, and the postindustrial Ghetto Keywords: • Ethnic Studies • Journalism • Film Studies • Ghettoization As the cores of American cities have been ..."

3. U.S.-Japan Strategic Reciprocity: A Neo-Internationalist View by Edward A. Olsen (1985)
"Although the United States will face difficulties in competing in both economic sectors and, perhaps, adjusting to Japan's postindustrial economic ..."

4. Conservation and Development of Nontimber Forest Products in the Pacific edited by Bettina Von Hagen, James F. Weigand, Rebecca McLain, Roger Fight (1998)
"Conflicts among harvesters in postindustrial settings—Sociological analyses within the tropical nontimber forest products literature focus on power ..."

5. Historical Dynamics and Development of Complex Societies by Peter Turchin, Volgograd Center for Social Research (2006)
"Note that within this perspective the industrial period turns out to be a period of phase transition from the preindustrial society to the postindustrial ..."

6. Urban Change and Poverty by Michael G. H. McGeary, Laurence E. Lynn (1988)
"The nonspatial aspect results from transformations in the overall economy from an industrial to a postindustrial base and the corresponding shrinking ..."

7. Special Operations Forces: Roles And Missions In The Aftermath Of The Cold War by Wayne A. (FRW) Downing (1996)
"The United States, the foremost postindustrial leader of the world's nations, very likely will play a substantial role as the world's peacekeeper in this ..."

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