sector

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Sector is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • Hyphenation: sec‧tor

Noun[change]

Singular
sector

Plural
sectors

  1. A sector is a part or division of an area, especially part of the economy.
    Service sector jobs, such as restaurant jobs, are often low paying.
    The government is placing a large number of private businesses in the public sector.
    I am going to go patrol the south sector.

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