Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of third sector in English:
The part of an economy or society comprising non-governmental and non-profit-making organizations or associations, including charities, voluntary and community groups, cooperatives, etc.
- Commissioners are responsible for reviewing the contracts, with representatives from the third sector.
- A third sector we like is defensive, non-cyclical issuers.
- Street cleaning, and some environmental functions, could be devolved to communities, parishes, the third sector and new neighbourhood enterprises, where appropriate.
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