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smokestack industry

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Industry
smokestack industryˈsmokestack ˌindustry noun [countable usually plural]  TIa big traditional industry such as car making
From Longman Business Dictionarysmokestack industryˈsmokestack ˌindustry [countable]MANUFACTURING a HEAVY INDUSTRY, often in an old industrial areaChina’s steel mills, auto plants and other smokestack industries are gathered in the industrial belt. industry
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