deindustrialize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To cause (a nation or area) to get rid of or perhaps deprived of manufacturing ability or power: believed that The united states had been deindustrialized by international competition.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To undergo or suffer losing manufacturing infrastructure and potential.
  • verb:
    • To susceptible to deindustrialization; to deprive of industry.

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