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You'll be doing me a service by just staying out of my way.
To achieve the best results you need the services of a designer.
Sarah offered her services as a babysitter for the day.
Jack had given 25 years of loyal service.
She was praised for her services to the community.
He was finally rewarded for his many years of outstanding voluntary service.
I need to take my truck in for service.
This is the American English definition of service. View British English definition of service.
a frightening or unfriendly low noise
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