private sector

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private sector

n.
The part of the economy that is controlled by individuals or private organizations and is not funded by the government.

private sector

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the part of a country's economy that consists of privately owned enterprises. Compare public sector
Translations

private sector

n the private sectoril settore privato
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In a move to boost lending to the private industry and shore up economic development, the central bank of Rwanda has slashed its lending rate to commercial banks from 7 per cent to 6.
Providing a snapshot of worker benefits in the United States, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in March MB, 85 percent of full-time private industry employees had employer-provided medical care.
There were about 900 fewer jobs in private industry in October than in September.
According to the Labor Bureau, 91 percent of full-time workers (and 37 percent of part-time workers) in the private industry receive paid vacations, but paid sick leave is less prevalent, available only to 75 percent of full-time workers and 27 percent of part-time workers.
NASA's safety advisory panel says private industry is not ready to carry people into space.
28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Employment Cost Index (ECI) for private industry workers rose 3.
The new Sorenson Genomics biological forensics division, called Sorenson Forensics, provides casework services for federal, state and local crime laboratories and assists Officers of the Court in individual criminal cases, in addition to offering comprehensive genetic forensic services for private industry clients.
In March 1999, more than half of workers in private industry were employed at establishments that had fewer than 100 employees.
GLENDALE - The Verdugo Private Industry Council and the Glendale office of the state Employment Development Department have launched a project to help alleviate a shortage of computer programmers in the area.
Belfort is an engineering and professional service firm providing the full range of environmental and technical support to the Department of Energy, the Department of Defense and private industry.
It is a joint effort by State government and private industry to create an option to help meet the future long-term care needs of consumers without depleting all of their assets to pay for care.
In March 2000, workers in private industry in the Northeast received the highest wages and salaries per hour of any region.

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