Public Sector/Private Sector

Would like to know what Public and Private Sector Mean. In simplified terms please and thank you.

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  1. The public sector is supported by taxes -- like public schools, police, highways, government.

    The private sector is supported by selling goods and services to customers -- like private schools, shoes, computers, phone service, beauty salons.

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  2. Thanks so so much. Your explanations make perfect sense to me. :)

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  3. You're welcome.

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