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1. General: Distinct and large subdivision defined on the basis of some common factor. See also segment.
2. Data storage: Smallest addressable division of a storage area on a magnetic disk, created when a disk is formatted. The operating system of a computer breaks data into sector size chunks and stores it in the free (unoccupied) sectors which may be together (contiguous) or separated.

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The highest sector of the office space was the management hall, it was cut off from the rest of the office, and all the top employees worked their.
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Sometimes companies choose to be in the private sector instead of the public sector if they think it will earn them more.
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The specific sector of his expertise was not exactly what we were looking for as the applicant was far too specialized.
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