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Definition of "public-sector" []

  • Alternative spelling of public sector. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "public-sector" in a sentence
  • "We are also helping the long-term unemployed through short-term public-sector employment schemes, such as engaging 220,000 people to build national transport infrastructure and work on agriculture, forestry and municipal projects."
  • "But what we now call "public-sector workers" are, as they were once called, public servants--serving, that is, at the pleasure of the public on whose labor they live."
  • "Nick Clegg calls public-sector scheme 'not fair and unaffordable' as he makes case for cuts to reduce budget deficit"