Definitions for "public sector"
The part of the economy concerned with providing basic government services....
A part of society, industry or the economy that is under direct Federal, state or local governmental control. For example, public-sector employers are government agencies and other organizations that represent the general public under governmental control, while public-sector employees work for such organizations. Compare to Private Sector.
Organisations set up by government law (statute), to provide services to the general public (eg City Council, Police etc.).
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