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1. The process by which traditionally nonindustrial sectors (such as agriculture, education, health) of an economy become increasingly similar to the manufacturing sector of the economy.
2. Sustained economic development based on factory production, division of labor, concentration of industries and population in certain geographical areas, and urbanization.

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The industrialization of the agriculture industry was noted by changes from physical labor and livestock powered equipment to modern tractor and electronic watering systems.
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The industrialization of the town quadrupled its size in five years and has attracted workers from nearby towns in search of better job opportunities
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The industrialization of Peruvian agriculture is reshaping that country's economy by shifting farm workers into new economic sectors such as tourism, education and manufacturing.
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