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Synonyms for sector

Synonyms for sector

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

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

a particular aspect of life or activity


the minimum track length that can be assigned to store information

measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end

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The new sectors aim to meet the growing housing need in Islamabad.
Since 1997, employment has declined in the goods-producing sectors of most developed and many developing economies, leaving service industries responsible for all net job creation.
We call this our IT 839 Strategy--for eight new services that will prompt investment into building three essential networks or infrastructures, which in turn will pave the way for the nine new tech sectors that I just described.
The nonprofit sector is increasingly being recognized for its impact in our country.
OTTAWA -- The non-profit sector relies heavily on temporary and part time employees as a means to cope with financial uncertainty and instability on a yearly basis says a recently released report on job quality in the non-profit sector.
One element of the sectors has not yet been decided by the MTA board of directors: the local sector governance councils.
Start-up times for tourism projects are shorter than for industry, returns are greater than for agriculture, and less specific skills are required to manage tourism projects compared with other sectors.
Knowing that one needed to perform in order to compete and achieve future referrals and service "contracts" appeared to be an important factor in stimulating counselors and managers in both sectors to their best performance.
The large investments in information technologies during 1975-1990 have failed to make those working in the service sector proportionately more productive.
Fransen said the amount of new construction as well as renovation work across the four sectors totalled approximately $202 million, an increase of $64 million over the previous year.
The oil and gas sectors alone attract three quarters of foreign investment inflows.
Corporate sectors in both countries are in financial surplus as well, a highly unusual phenomenon.
Plans call for the San Fernando Valley and San Gabriel Valley service sectors to begin operations July 1.
Projects awarded to numerous contractors in the construction sector comprising of developments in Infrastructure, Energy and Building sectors had witnessed a steady growth until mid 2008 whilst 2009 and 2010 had borne the brunt of the cautious approach due to the global economic depression.
economy that emerged in the decade of the 90's has as its natural allies the private sectors of the world's various national economies.