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self-service

adjective
 
 
/ˌselfˈsɜːvɪs/ COMMERCE
used to describe a store, restaurant, etc. where you are not served by an employee, but collect goods or food yourself: a self-service store/station/gas station To keep costs down, the cafeteria is self-service. a self-service counter/kiosk/till self-service banking
(Definition of self-service adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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