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self-service

noun [U]
 
 
COMMERCE
a system in which customers are not served by an employee, but collect goods or food themselves: The new store will also feature the U-Scan checkouts for speedy self-service.
Translations of “self-service”
in Spanish autoservicio…
in French libre-service…
in German die Selbstbedienung…
(Definition of self-service noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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