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service

noun [C/U] (SYSTEM)   /ˈsɜr·vɪs/
a system, organization, or business that provides for a public need, or the operation of such a system: [C] the diplomatic/postal service [C] medical/social services [U] There is bus service to Newark Airport every twenty minutes. A service is a business that provides something for people but does not produce goods: [U] My brother runs a car service (= business that rents cars with drivers). The service is the armed forces: [U] He spent ten years in the service.
(Definition of service noun (SYSTEM) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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