Definitions for public sector
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Industries or services provided or funded by the government
Of or relating to industries or services provided or funded by the government
Origin: 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
The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.
The numerical value of public sector in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of public sector in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I’ve been in the public sector since 2004.
The pressure to restructure is moving from the public sector to the private sector.
The death of Justice Scalia has proved a disaster for public sector workers who have their paychecks raided by unions.
From tomorrow, for at least two weeks, we are going to have Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays as non-working days for the public sector.
We have asked public-sector power companies to set up equipment for generating electricity from solar, they are carrying out feasibility studies.
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