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essential services

noun [plural]
 
 
basic public needs, such as water, gas, and electricity, which are often supplied to people's houses, or necessary social services such as education and health care: Residents face increases in electricity bills, property taxes, fuel, and other essential services.
Translations of “essential services”
in Chinese (Traditional) 基本生活設施…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基本生活设施…
(Definition of essential services from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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