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INDUSTRY (Lat. industria, from indu-,...

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Originally appearing in Volume V14, Page 508 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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INDUSTRY (Lat. industria, from indu-, a form of the pre, position in, and either stare, to stand, or struere, to pile up), the quality of steady application to work, diligence; hence employment in some particular form of productive work, especially of manufacture; or a particular class of productive work itself, a trade or manufacture. See LABOUR LEGISLATION, &C.
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