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sector

sector(
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tohr
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (zone)
a. sector
Sector despejado. Nos dirigimos al ala izquierda del edificio.Sector clear. Moving on to the left wing of the building.
b. area
Fue al sector de fumadores y prendió un cigarrillo.She went to the smoking area and lit a cigarette.
2. (economy)
a. sector
El sector energético registró las ganancias más altas en diez años.The energy sector reported the highest earnings in ten years.
3. (group)
a. section
Mientras algunos aplaudían, un sector del público comenzó a abuchear.While some applauded, a section of the audience started booing.
b. sector
Un sector del sindicato de transportistas decidió no unirse al paro.A sector from the transport union decided not to take part in the strike.
4. (mathematics)
a. sector
Calcula el área del sector del círculo.Calculate the area of the sector of the circle.
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sector
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (división)
a. section
2. (economics)
a. sector
el sector automovilísticothe motor industry
sector cuaternarioleisure industries o sector
sector primario/secundarioprimary/secondary sector
sector privado/públicoprivate/public sector
sector servicios o terciarioservice industries o sector
3. (zona)
a. sector, area
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sector
1 (Economía) (Matemáticas) sector
sector privado private sector
sector público public sector
sector terciario tertiary sector; service industries
plural
; (p)
service sector
2 (sección) [de opinión] section; [de ciudad] area; sector
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