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sector

noun [C] (ECONOMIC AREA)  
 
uk
/ˈsek.tər/
How to pronounce sector noun (ECONOMIC AREA) in British English
 
us
/-tɚ/
How to pronounce sector noun (ECONOMIC AREA) in American English
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(Pronunciation of sector noun (ECONOMIC AREA) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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