Definition of “essential services” - English Dictionary


(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 public needs, such as water, gas, and electricity, which are often supplied to people's houses, or necessary social services such as education and health care:

Residents face increases in electricity bills, property taxes, fuel, and other essential services.

(Definition of “essential services” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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