Meaning of “the tertiary sector” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “the tertiary sector” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tertiary sector" in Business English

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tertiary sectornoun [ S ]

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ECONOMICS the part of a country's economy that is connected with providing services rather than producing goods:

A considerable portion of the GDP comes from the tertiary sector.

(Definition of “tertiary sector” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)