Definition of 'sector'
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There are concerns that fraudsters see this sector as an area of opportunity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There is no specialization in any particular industry or sector. TOP MARKETING AND MEDIA COMPANIES IN THE UK (2002)The agricultural sector is large but inefficient. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)The fact is the financial sector failed society. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The two strongest parts of the sector are retail and agriculture. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The figures heightened fears that employment in all sectors of the economy will be hit. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In some areas the public sector struggles to recruit staff because wages are too low. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is much the same story in any industry sector. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Manufacturing is growing faster than other sectors of the economy. The Sun (2011)Countries with large public sectors are less likely to be able to grow their way out of the crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The clientele tends to come from the richer sectors of society and there are lots of university students hoping to study overseas. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For the care home sector, the end game is near. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Are all sectors of the City doing their bit? Times, Sunday Times (2010)You cannot have a modern-day recovery without the service sector playing its part. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is a retail hedge fund that aims to provide positive returns in all conditions and has been at the top end of its sector since launch. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It had 4.1 billion in lending and investment exposure to the sector at the end of June. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'sector'
British English: sector /ˈsɛktə/ NOUN
A sector of something, especially a country's economy, is a particular part of it.
...the nation's manufacturing sector.
- American English: sector
- Arabic: قِطاع
- Brazilian Portuguese: setor
- Chinese: 领域
- Croatian: sektor
- Czech: sektor
- Danish: sektor
- Dutch: sector
- European Spanish: sector
- Finnish: sektori
- French: secteur
- German: Sektor
- Greek: τομέας
- Italian: settore
- Japanese: 部門
- Korean: 부문
- Norwegian: sektor
- Polish: sektor
- European Portuguese: setor
- Romanian: sector
- Russian: сектор
- Spanish: sector
- Swedish: sektor
- Thai: ภาคหรือกลุ่ม
- Turkish: sektör
- Ukrainian: сектор
- Vietnamese: khu vực
Definition of sector from the Collins English Dictionary
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