voluntary sector

noun

the part of the economy that consists of non-profit-making organizations, as opposed to the public and private sectors

Nearby words

  1. voluntary aid detachment,
  2. voluntary arrangement,
  3. voluntary association,
  4. voluntary muscle,
  5. voluntary retailer,
  6. voluntaryism,
  7. volunteer,
  8. volunteer army,
  9. volunteer bureau,
  10. volunteer state

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