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the public sector

noun [S] uk   us  
Translations of “the public sector”
in Chinese (Traditional) 公營部門…
in Russian государственный сектор (экономики)…
in Turkish kamu sektörü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公营部门…
in Polish sektor publiczny…
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