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Synonyms for sector
ˈsɛk tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sector(noun)

    a plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle

    Synonyms:
    sphere

  2. sector(noun)

    a social group that forms part of the society or the economy

    "the public sector"

    Synonyms:
    sphere

  3. sector, sphere(noun)

    a particular aspect of life or activity

    "he was helpless in an important sector of his life"

    Synonyms:
    sphere, empyrean, domain, sphere of influence, arena, welkin, area, vault of heaven, celestial sphere, field, orbit, firmament, heavens

  4. sector(noun)

    the minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes

    Synonyms:
    sphere

  5. sector(noun)

    a portion of a military position

    Synonyms:
    sphere

  6. sector(noun)

    measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end

    Synonyms:
    sphere

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. sector

    Synonyms:
    See Voluntary sector

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How to use sector in a sentence?

  1. Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda:

    China's economy has recently slowed, with (weakness seen) mainly in the manufacturing sector. But it is expected to grow stably with support from the authorities' fiscal and monetary measures.

  2. West African:

    Mali has established a mining sector that, since 2002, produces 50 tonnes of gold per year. With resources of 800 tonnes and production at that rate, we have enough for another 15 years.

  3. Martin Schulz:

    The debate over corporate spending will increase, especially in Europe, where there is more of an attempt to balance both government and the private sector, with QE, the average voter thinks they are going to get all this free money ... There's the expectation that corporations are going to reinvest cash. The political pressure will grow.

  4. Shaher Saed:

    In principle, we would prefer to stop people working in settlements, what reinforces the situation is the trade between settlements and the private sector.

  5. Tim Caulfield:

    We may see more volatility (in the energy sector) going forward, given that we're seeing such dramatic volatility in the underlying commodity price, if share prices have overreacted, taking the long-term view, that can create an interesting buying opportunity.

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