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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of or relating to that part of the economy that is run by individuals or groups, usually as a means of enterprise for profit, and is not controlled by the state.

Usage examples (34)
  • We know there's tremendous private-sector interest.
  • You seem to refer only to private-sector money transfers.
  • But private-sector employees have to find ways to keep up.
  • How is it different than going as a private-sector person? for more
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