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  • adj. Of or pertaining to a sector (all senses).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a sector.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or belonging to a sector: as, a sectoral circle.


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  • In this and many other ways, the participants at the Summit committed themselves to moving beyond their own specific issues which are at times regarded as narrow and short term sectoral interests.

    Parliament - Questions for Oral Reply

  • Mr Speaker, let us now examine in more detail how far we have come in meeting the short term sectoral goals we set for ourselves at the beginning of 1995, and also establish how prepared we are to meet the strategic challenges for sustained growth and development this year and beyond.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • At the beginning of this approach, data were comparatively scarce in sectoral coverage and in frequency.

    Lawrence R. Klein - Autobiography

  • So sectoral bargaining is very interesting and the debate in sectoral bargaining is very very sophisticated in Germany.

    A Look at Canada Incorporated

  • More generally, the global paper industry has now moved beyond the inventory restocking phase of the business cycle, and the long-term sectoral trend of incremental year-over-year growth seems once again to have taken hold.

  • And the bigger picture is, sectoral trends here will as we reach a new level of stability coming out of the recession, sectoral trends - long term sectoral trends take over. Home Page

  • Its not facing the same long term sectoral decline that the paper industry is. Home Page

  • The political class must plan long-term sectoral reform.

    The Times of India

  • China also said it would oppose another part of the compromise deal: so-called sectoral agreements, which would set up tariff-free zones for a certain sector of industry, for example, chemicals or cars.

    China Objection Threatens Trade Deal

  • Both U.S. and Russian officials have been vague about the details of Russia's proposal for a joint missile defense system, which Medvedev has called a "sectoral" defense.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page


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