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service

noun (DEALING WITH CUSTOMER)    /ˈsɜː.vɪs/ US  /ˈsɝː-/
B1 [U] the act of dealing with a customer in a shop, restaurant, or hotel by taking their order, showing or selling them goods, etc.: The only trouble with this café is that the service is so slow.Selling B2 [U] an amount of money charged for serving a customer in a restaurant, often paid directly to the waiter: There is a ten percent service charge included in the bill.Costs and expenses
(Definition of service noun (DEALING WITH CUSTOMER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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