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public sector

noun

Definition of public sector

  1. :  the part of an economy which is controlled or owned by the government <a job in the public sector>



Word by Word Definitions

publicplay
  1. :  exposed to general view :  open

    :  well-known, prominent

    :  perceptible, material

  1. :  the people as a whole :  populace

    :  a group of people having common interests or characteristics

    :  the group at which a particular activity or enterprise aims

sectorplay
  1. :  a geometric figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle

    :  a subdivision of a defensive military position

    :  a portion of a military front or area of operation

  1. :  to divide into or furnish with sectors


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