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serve sth out

phrasal verb with serve uk   /sɜːv/  us   /sɝːv/ verb
to ​continue to ​work or ​hold a ​position for a ​period of ​time that has been ​decided: Should Mr. Murphy ​simplyserve out the ​rest of his ​contract?
(Definition of serve sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"serve sth out" in Business English

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serve sth out

phrasal verb with serve uk   us   /sɜːv/ verb
HR to ​keepworking until after the end of an ​agreedperiod of ​time: He ​served out his ​contract after he'd given ​notice.
(Definition of serve sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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