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"essential services" in British English

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essential servicesnoun [plural]

uk   us  
basicpublicneeds, such as ​water, ​gas, and ​electricity, that are often ​supplied to people's ​houses
(Definition of essential services from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"essential services" in Business English

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essential servicesnoun [plural]

uk   us  
basic ​publicneeds, such as water, ​gas, and electricity, which are often ​supplied to people's ​houses, or necessary ​socialservices such as ​education and ​healthcare: Residents face ​increases in electricity ​bills, ​propertytaxes, ​fuel, and other ​essentialservices.
(Definition of essential services from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “essential services”
in Chinese (Simplified) 基本生活设施…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基本生活設施…
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