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noun [countable]     service charge pronunciation in British English
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singularservice charge
pluralservice charges
  1. 1
    an amount of money that a company adds to the cost of something in order to be paid for their services

    There’s a £1 service charge for using another bank’s cash machine.

    1. a.
      an amount of money added to your bill in a restaurant to help to pay the waiter
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