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Industrial Revolution, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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Industrial Revolution, thethe Industrial RevolutionInˌdustrial Revoˈlution, the  SHTthe period in the 18th and 19th centuries in Europe and the US when machines were invented and the first factories were established
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Industrial Revolution, theA sharp and clear picture of the effects of the Industrial Revolution on nineteenth-century society still does not exist.Certainly the Industrial Revolution, with its multiplication of domestic objects, reverses that emphasis between 1817 and 1837.The Industrial Revolution was a great experiment in biology.The fact is, clearly, that the Industrial Revolution arose from other causes too.The slums built during the Industrial Revolution soon became unfit for human habitation.There was, it is said, no comparable hazard before the Industrial Revolution.William Rees, Industry before the Industrial Revolution, vol. ii, 1968.The Industrial Revolution transformed the face of the countryside and thrust workers together in the new urban environments, packed and smoky.
From Longman Business DictionaryIndustrial RevolutionInˌdustrial Revoˈlution noun [singular] the period in the 18th and 19th centuries when machines were first used to produce goods on a large scaleThe Industrial Revolution created a great demand for urban housing.
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