An industry involved in the extraction and collection of natural resources, such as copper and timber, as well as by activities such as farming and fishing. A company in a primary industry can also be involved in turning natural resources into products.
Use primary industry in a sentence
The primary industry was taking over the construction element of the business plan so we knew we were in good hands.
I worked in their primary industry and I have to tell you that things could not be going any better and I am very happy.
You need to know what the primary industry for your product is and try to market it correctly to them.