What does public sector mean?

Definitions for public sector

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Wiktionary

  1. public sector(Noun)

    Industries or services provided or funded by the government

  2. public sector(Adjective)

    Of or relating to industries or services provided or funded by the government

  3. Origin: public + sector

Freebase

  1. Public sector

    The public sector refers to "the part of the economy concerned with providing basic government services. The composition of the public sector varies by country, but in most countries the public sector includes such services as the police, military, public roads, public transit, primary education and healthcare for the poor. The public sector might provide services that non-payer cannot be excluded from, services which benefit all of society rather than just the individual who uses the service, and services that encourage equal opportunity."

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Public Sector

    The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of public sector in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of public sector in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bob Penn:

    The pressure to restructure is moving from the public sector to the private sector, it’s a cold, logical, analytical decision that at some point the incremental costs of regulation exceed the costs associated with breaking up.

  2. Mike Schur:

    There's a gigantic battle that is waged for. It's sort of Leslie Knope's final big project, she's fighting a corporation for control over something. The arc of the season is about what I think is probably the most important issue facing America, which is not just public sector vs. private sector, but specifically it becomes about the issue of privacy.

  3. Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur:

    It is estimated that to address our infrastructure deficit, we require about $1.5 billion per annum over the next decade, it is a huge challenge because the public sector budget will not be able to generate the required funds to close that funding gap so we need support from the private sector, hence the government's emphasis on the PPP concept (private-public partnerships).

  4. Trey Kovacs:

    There’s no reason for Austin Fire Department -RRB- and Austin Fire Department -RRB- is the problem with unionizing the public sector. They [ unions ] have become the most powerful lobby group in politics. The CEI study found that Texas cities pay thousands of hours in release time to teachers, cops and firefighters, and raised the possibility that such payments violate the Lone Star State’s constitution, which prohibits the transfer of public funds to private entities that do not serve a public purpose.

  5. Greg Mourad:

    It’s an egregious waste of taxpayer dollars, there’s no reason for Austin Fire Department -RRB- and Austin Fire Department -RRB- is the problem with unionizing the public sector. They [ unions ] have become the most powerful lobby group in politics. The CEI study found that Texas cities pay thousands of hours in release time to teachers, cops and firefighters, and raised the possibility that such payments violate the Lone Star State’s constitution, which prohibits the transfer of public funds to private entities that do not serve a public purpose.

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