Definition of 'public sector'
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Some 177 were from government and public sector organisations. Computing (2010)A confrontation with the country 's powerful public sector unions seems inevitable if he is elected. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He defied the deafening clamour for Keynesian stimulus and the dire predictions about the effects of cutting 400,000 public sector jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The latter adopted a policy of privatisation designed to reduce public sector direct involvement. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)The share deal may spark fury if rewards are given as public sector jobs are cut. The Sun (2010)Shared services in the public sector take longer. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Ministers have made conciliatory gestures to the unions over public sector reform. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The majority said that areas of the country with higher public sector unemployment were suffering most. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What is being proposed by the government for the public sector is hardly cruel. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is a chronic problem in some parts of the public sector. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Her budget will be full of swingeing public sector cuts as she struggles to reduce the deficit. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It needs a story about how it will reform the public sector. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was talking about wages in the public sector and cited government figures to back him up. The Sun (2014)It is high time we saw tangible outcomes from public sector reforms. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The past few years have shown it is perfectly possible to grow an economy while conducting public sector austerity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is also expected to look at the terms and conditions of public sector workers when services are outsourced. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Public sector cuts mean that a lack of resources for encryption and to train staff is likely to continue. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The financial services industry and public sector are both doing very well and are willing to spend on consultants. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The pay and conditions of almost all high-ranking public sector staff are published in annual accounts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Universities, colleges and other parts of the public sector are learning the same lessons. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)Do you think that the Government helps only public sector workers? Times, Sunday Times (2007)No, there are different formats for scrutiny in different parts of the public sector. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It will also require the right policy framework, public sector reform and economic change that will sometimes be painful and controversial. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Reducing demand from the public sector when the economy had not quite taken off could lead to some slack in growth, he said. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Why, apart from public sector pay policy, are they so low? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Second, a higher concentration of trade union members, because of the economic dependence on the public sector. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The way we do pay in this country in the public sector, rightly, is we have independent pay review bodies. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'public sector'
British English: public sector NOUN
The public sector is the part of a country's economy which is controlled or supported financially by the government.
...a policy of reducing the public sector and opening up the economy to free-market forces.
- American English: public sector
- Brazilian Portuguese: setor público
- Chinese: > 公营部分国民经济中的
- European Spanish: sector público
- French: secteur public
- German: öffentlicher Sektor
- Italian: settore pubblico
- Japanese: 公共セクター
- Korean: 공공 부문
- European Portuguese: setor público
- Spanish: sector público
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