Preindustrial definition

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Of or characteristic of a period before industrialization, specif. before the Industrial Revolution.
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Of or pertaining to a culture or society that has not yet become industrialized.
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Of, relating to, or being a society or an economic system that is not or has not yet become industrialized.
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The definition of preindustrial is a time before there were machines and tools to help perform tasks, or a place that has not yet become industrialized.

A time before machines were invented and used in factories is an example of preindustrial.

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