tertiary sector

tertiary sector
tertiary sectors
The tertiary sector consists of industries which provide a service, such as transport and finance. [BUSINESS]

...economies that are slowly increasing the proportion of their labour force in the tertiary sector.

English dictionary. 2008.

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