Regions vs Sector - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between regions and sector

is that regions is while sector is section.

regions

English

Noun

(head)
  • the rest of the country excluding the capital city or metropolitan region
  • * 2000 , Emer Hughes, Fair city losing out to the regions'', ''Sunday Business Post 7 November:
  • Tom Clancy of Elan Recruitment thinks that staff shortages in the regions could be as severe as in Dublin.
  • * 2003 , Peter Hetherington, Study points civil servants towards the regions'', ''The Guardian , 10 September:
  • Three government departments may be named for a move from London to the regions .

    Synonyms

    * (rest of the country) the provinces (British)

    Anagrams

    * ----

    sector

    English

    (wikipedia sector)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • section
  • zone (designated area).
  • (geometry) part of a circle, extending to the center
  • (computing) fixed-sized unit (traditionally 512 bytes) of sequential data stored on a track of a digital medium (compare to block)
  • (military) an area designated by boundaries within which a unit operates, and for which it is responsible
  • (military) one of the subdivisions of a coastal frontier
  • (science fiction) a fictional region of space designated for navigational or governance purposes; for instance, ,
  • (calculation) an instrument consisting of two rulers of equal length joined by a hinge W
  • a field of economic activity
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-28, author=(Joris Luyendijk)
  • , volume=189, issue=3, page=21, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Our banks are out of control , passage=Seeing the British establishment struggle with the financial sector is like watching an alcoholic who still resists the idea that something drastic needs to happen for him to turn his life around. Until 2008 there was denial over what finance had become. When a series of bank failures made this impossible, there was widespread anger, leading to the public humiliation of symbolic figures.}}

    Derived terms

    * subsector * boot sector * private sector * public sector * state sector

    See also

    * area of influence * boot block * zone of action

    Anagrams

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