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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sector":

    industry, area, sectors, sectoral, strip, departments, mun, field, secteur, line, settore, industries, sphere, territories, segment, branch, areas, alan, department

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. sector

    Synonyms:
    See Voluntary sector

How to pronounce sector?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say sector in sign language?

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How to use sector in a sentence?

  1. Jeanne Sullivan:

    (It's) a rich sector in which to play, in which to contribute ideas and information, to invest, to create business, to be a medical professional and to be an activist.

  2. Peter Rup:

    It was the last remaining bastion of alpha and a sector where many hedge funds were hiding. Now it has succumbed.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    An employee who wants to know as how much a private sector business employer thinks about the workforce welfare, should just visualize oneself to be a house owner and see own attitude & behaviour towards the domestic workers.

  4. Youssef Zohny:

    The volatility in oil prices continues to drive the energy sector, and it seems like it's trying to find a base.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A person who doesn't get ever emotional over any official matter and always keeps first the personal profit before the organizational interest is called a PROFESSIONAL in the private sector corporate jungle and being professional has got nothing to do anything with the educational qualification.


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