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service industry

noun [C] uk   us  
an industry that provides a service for people but does not result in the production of goods: More than 70 percent of jobs in the area are in service industries, ranging from hotels to banking.
Translations of “service industry”
in Chinese (Traditional) 服務業…
in Chinese (Simplified) 服务业…
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