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industry (n)

late 15c., cleverness, skill, from Old Frenchactivity; aptitude, experience (14c.) or directly from Latindiligence, activity, zeal, noun use of fem. ofactive, diligent, from early Latin, extended form of root*enin) + stem ofto build (from PIE root*stere-to spread). The meaning habitual diligence, effort is from 1530s; that of systematic work is from 1610s. The sense a particular trade or manufacture is first recorded 1560s.

Proto-Indo-European root meaning in.

It forms all or part of:andatolldysenteryembargoembarrassembryoempireemployen-(1) in; into;en-(2) near, at, in, on, within;enclaveendo-enemaengineenoptomancyenterentericenteritisentero-enticeento-entrailsenvoyenvyepisodeesotericimbroglioimmolateimmureimpedeimpendimpetusimportantimpostorimpresarioimpromptuinin-(2) into, in, on, upon;inchoateinciteincreaseinculcateincumbentindustryindigenceinflictingenuousingestinlyinmostinninnateinnerinnuendoinoculateinsigniainstantintagliointer-interiminteriorinterninternalintestineintimate(adj.) closely acquainted, very familiar;intra-intricateintrinsicintro-introduceintroductionintroitintrospectinvertmesentery.

It is the hypothetical source of/evidence for its existence is provided by: Sanskrit

inside, within; Old Irish

, Proto-Indo-European root meaning to spread.

It forms all or part of:consternateconsternationconstructconstructiondestroydestructionindustryinstructinstructioninstrumentobstructobstructionperestroikaprostratesternumsternocleidomastoidstrain(n.2) race, stock, line;stratagemstrategystrathstrato-stratocracystratographystratospherestratumstratusstrawstraystreetstrewstromastructuresubstratesubstratumsubstructure.

It is the hypothetical source of/evidence for its existence is provided by: Sanskrit

strews, throws down; Avestan

to spread out, stretch out; Greek

breast, breastbone; Latin

to stretch, extend; Old Church Slavonic

area, region, country; Russian

to sprinkle, strew; Old English

straw, that which is scattered; Old High German

arrow, lightning bolt; Old Irish

a wide river valley; Welsh

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the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise;

the organized action of making of goods and services for sale;

is making increased use of computers to control production

persevering determination to perform a task;

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