Definition of public sector in English:

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public sector

Pronunciation: /ˈpəblik ˈsektər/


The part of an economy that is controlled by the government.
Example sentences
  • 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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