Definition of secondary sector in English:

secondary sector

Line breaks: sec¦ond|ary sec¦tor

noun

Economics
  • The sector of the economy concerned with or relating to secondary industry.
    More example sentences
    • The revisions exposed a more pronounced primary sector contraction while the secondary sector benefited from higher than estimated growth in meat processing.
    • The primary sector employs 22 percent of workers, the secondary sector 28 percent, and the tertiary sector 50 percent.
    • Changes are needed to provide professional leadership and economic incentives in both primary and secondary sectors.

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