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in-service

[in-sur-vis, in-sur-] /ɪnˈsɜr vɪs, ˈɪnˌsɜr-/
adjective
1.
taking place while one is employed:
an in-service training program.
Origin of in-service
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30
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  • The k'ao, an in-service examination, consisted of annual reports on the performance of all officers in the Empire.

    Government in Republican China Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
  • Formal training as well as in-service education was given serious attention.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
British Dictionary definitions for in-service

in-service

adjective
1.
denoting training that is given to employees during the course of employment: an in-service course
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