An example of industrialize is when jewelry which was previously handmade at home is now made by machines in a factory.
transitive verb-·ized·, -·iz·ing
- to make industrial; establish or develop industrialism in
- to organize as an industry
verbin·dus·tri·al·ized, in·dus·tri·al·iz·ing, in·dus·tri·al·iz·es
- To develop industry in (a country or society, for example).
- To organize (the production of something) as an industry.
(third-person singular simple present industrializes, present participle industrializing, simple past and past participle industrialized)