The part of an economy that is controlled by the government.
- This was followed shortly thereafter by a public-sector wage and hiring freeze.
- The workers are members of the NIPSA public-sector trade union.
- But couldn't the public-sector unions still trigger a labor uprising?
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Syllabification: pub·lic sec·tor
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