trång sektor

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

trång (narrow) +‎ sektor (sector), used since at least 1947 when a book titled Den trånga sektorn by Torsten Tegnér was published.

NounEdit

trång sektor c

  1. a bottleneck (in the abstract sense), a scarce resource

Usage notesEdit

  • A similar construct, trång sektion, is often used in a non-abstract sense, i.e. a physically narrow part of a road, e.g. "I vissa trånga sektioner kan en betongmur användas, skriver konsulterna."

DeclensionEdit

Declension of trång sektor 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative trång sektor trånga sektorn trånga sektorer trånga sektorerna
Genitive trång sektors trånga sektorns trånga sektorers trånga sektorernas

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