the stealing of technological or commercial research data, blueprints, plans, etc., as by a person in the hire of a competing company.
attempting to obtain trade secrets by dishonest means, as by telephone- or computer-tapping, infiltration of a competitor’s workforce, etc
noun, British. 1. industrial park. noun 1. (Brit) another name for trading estate US equivalent industrial park
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[in-duhs-tree-uh-lahyz] /ɪnˈdʌs tri əˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), industrialized, industrializing. 1. to introduce into (an area) on a large scale. 2. to convert to the ideals, methods, aims, etc., of . verb (used without object), industrialized, industrializing. 3. to undergo industrialization. 4. to follow or espouse . /ɪnˈdʌstrɪəˌlaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to develop industry on […]
[in-duhs-tree-uh-liz-uh m] /ɪnˈdʌs tri əˌlɪz əm/ noun 1. an economic organization of society built largely on mechanized rather than agriculture, craftsmanship, or commerce. /ɪnˈdʌstrɪəˌlɪzəm/ noun 1. an organization of society characterized by large-scale mechanized manufacturing industry rather than trade, farming, etc n. 1831, from industrial + -ism. Cf. French industrialisme (Saint-Simon, 1823).