Complete Definition of "service"

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English

rank|play|remained|bear|583|service|various|u|gold

Pronunciation
a|RP IPA|/ˈsɜːvɪs/, SAMPA|/"s3:vIs/
a|GenAm? IPA|/ˈsɝvɪs/, SAMPA|/"s3`vIs/
audio|en-us-service.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology
i-c|noun From OF. servise (French: #French|service).
i-c|verb from the noun

Noun
en-noun

  1. economics That which is produced, then traded, bought or sold, then finally consumed and consists of an action or work.

#: Hair care is a service industry.

  1. computing A function that is provided by one program or machine for another.

#: This machine provides the name service for the LAN.

  1. The military.

#: I did three years in the service before coming here.

  1. A set of dishes or utensils.

#: She brought out the silver tea service.

  1. The act of initially starting, or serving, the ball in play in tennis, volleyball, and other games.

#: The player had four service faults in the set.

  1. A religious rite or ritual.

#: The funeral service was touching.

  1. law The serving, or delivery, of a summons or writ.

#: The service happened yesterday.

  1. (public service) that which is provided by the Government or its agents

#: The Job Centre provides a service to the unemployed.
#religion Doing something for someone else without thought of reward or payment.

Antonyms
good (2)
capital

Related terms
fanservice
serviceman
servicewoman

Translations
rfc-trans
work performed

Afrikaans: diens
Albanian: shërbim
Arabic: ARchar|خدمة (khídma) f
Azerbaijani: xidmət
Bulgarian: служба (služba) f
Chinese: 服务 (fúwù)
Croatian: eksploatacija f
Czech: práce
Dutch: dienst, bediening f
Esperanto: servo
Estonian: teenistus
Finnish: asepalvelus,palvelus
French: service f
Georgian: სამსახური (samsakhuri)
German: Dienst m, Aufwartung f
Greek: υπηρεσία (ipiresía) f
Hungarian: szolgálat
Indonesian: jawa
Italian: servizio m
Japanese: 務め (つとめ, tsutome), サービス (さーびす, sābisu)
Korean: 붕사 (bongsa), 서비스 (seobiseu)
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Latvian: pīlādzis
Lithuanian: tarnyba
Norwegian (Bokmål): tjeneste
Norwegian (Nynorsk): teneste
Persian: FAchar|خدمت (khidmat)
Polish: usługiwanie n
Portuguese: serviço m
Romanian: serviciu
Russian: служба (slúžba) f
Serbian: експлоатација (eksploatacija) f
Slovak: obsluha
Spanish: servicio m
Swahili: huduma
Swedish: tjänst
Telugu: సేవ (saeva)
Thai: Thai|การบริการ (gaan borrígaan)
Turkish: hızmet
Uyghur: armiye türi
Vietnamese: cây thanh lương trà
Welsh]: gweinidogaeth
Yiddish: dinst

maintenance

Arabic: ARchar|صيانة IPAchar|(ʂiyāna) f
Chinese: 保養, 保养 (bǎoyǎng)
Dutch: onderhoud
Finnish: huolto
French: entretien m
German: Instandhaltung f
Hungarian: szervíz
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Italian: manutenzione f
Japanese: 手入れ (ていれ, teire)
Korean: ë³´ì¡´ (bojon)
Portuguese: manutencão f
Russian: обслуживание (obsluživanije) n
Spanish: mantenimiento m
Swedish: underhåll

Verb
en-verb|servic|ing

  1. to serve

#: They service the customer base.

  1. to perform maintenance

#: He is going to service the car.

Translations
Portuguese: servir (1)
Spanish: servir


French

Etymology
From L. servitium, from servus.

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. #Noun|service

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