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the private sector

noun [S]
 
 
ECONOMICS the part of a country's economy that consists of companies, businesses, etc. that are not owned by the government: It has always been difficult to persuade able candidates to aim at the civil service rather than a job in the private sector.
→  Compare the public sector
Translations of “the private sector”
in Chinese (Traditional) 私營部門…
in Russian частный сектор (экономики)…
in Turkish özel sektör…
in Chinese (Simplified) 私营部门…
in Polish sektor prywatny…
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