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service sector (ˈsɜːvɪs ˈsɛktə) 



  1. (economics) the sector of the economy that provides services rather than products, etc

Example Sentences Including 'service sector'

"Also due out today is the Institute of Supply Management's non-manufacturing index, which measures the health of the U. S. service sector.
Globe and Mail (2003)
And the Institute for Supply Management reported a higher-than-expected reading of activity in the service sector.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
Given the low taxation on the service sector , insurance was included in the basket of six services.
India Today (2002)
Growth in the service sector , however, will have done enough to prevent an economic contraction.
Glasgow Herald (2002)
Indeed, the greatest drag on productivity growth has come from the ever-expanding service sector.
A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, Functions
The headline Purchasing Managers ' Index of service sector activity rose to an eight-month high of 52.1 in February.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)


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