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sector

noun

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1 a specific area or part of an area
  • They worked in the industrial sector of the city.

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2 a part of a sphere of activity
  • The outlook for jobs in the health-care sector of the economy is excellent.

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The first known use of sector was in 1570

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sections

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sectors

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“Sector.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sector. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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