Translation of sector in Spanish:

sector

Pronunciation: /ˈsektər; ˈsektə(r)/

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (part) sector (masculine) the private/public sector el sector privado/público sectors of the population sectores de la población
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    • The belt of southern sectors from Sectors 31 to 49 and Sectors 20, 21, 22 and 23 were affected.
    • Illegal rooms have been constructed by city residents on open terraces of the existing block of flats in the entire belt of the southern sectors.
    • Combined they account for a huge portion of the beef sector which overall makes up about 90% of meat output in the Irish market.
    1.2 [Military/Militar] sector (masculine) the American sector of the city el sector americano de la ciudad
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    • The First Battalion of the Black Watch is based in the British sector of southern Iraq, near Basra.
    • Smith described the fighting in the southern sector as heavy with ‘lots of casualties’ among al-Qaida forces.
    • This flight concentrated on the role usually played by the helicopter over the southern sector in response to naval tasking.
  • 2 (of circle) sector (masculine)
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    • For example, Figure 4a shows three such rings formed from the sectors and rectangle in Figure 3a.
    • The protein molecules are modeled as 120 deg sectors of a circle.
    • Each group was made up of units designated by letters, which were then assigned appropriate sectors on circles of different sizes.

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