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noun as in area, subdivision

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University leaders also fear the government is underestimating the resources needed for the sustainability of the sector.

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It is cliché in Silicon Valley to say the government’s technology lags far behind the private sector’s.

From Fortune

Because the public sector has chosen not to fund it, says Davidson, and the nonprofit sector can’t fund it.

From Fortune

In both states, wildfire emissions in 2020 have already surpassed those typically released by their power sectors over the course of an entire year.

From Quartz

Aviation, tourism, and hospitality sectors worldwide will benefit once a vaccine is available to the public, Chen argued, so companies in such industries should provide financial support to the development and distribution of a vaccine.

From Fortune

In some cases, public employee unions even pushed private sector unions to endorse Republicans.

Public sector unions create a genuine political conundrum for Democrats.

Public sector unions have also fractured the labor movement itself.

How does it happen that citizens of modest means suffer as public sector unions gain?

And now, the plan is not only to decimate public-sector unions, but all unions—to deplete the money they can spend on politics.

Northward, toward the Pole, were liner lanes in the higher levels, but here was a deserted sector.

In the French sector, the greater part of the troops had crossed the Yser during the night.

In the sector held by the French troops there was little more than a heavy bombardment on either side.

The British sector extended from the north-west of Poelcappelle to Broodseinde, and formed a front of some seven miles.

You did what you were told, produced results or else, and kept your mouth shut outside your own sector of the Project.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sector, such as: district, part, region, zone, category, and division.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.