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service charge

noun [C]  /ˈsɜr·vɪs ˌtʃɑrdʒ/ us  
an amount of money added to the basic price of something you buy which pays for a service you used when buying it: There is a $4 service charge added to the price of each ticket if you order by phone.
Translations of “service charge”
in Chinese (Traditional) 服務費…
in Russian доплата за обслуживание (в ресторане)…
in Turkish servis ücreti…
in Chinese (Simplified) 服务费…
in Polish dodatek za obsługę…
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