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service industry

an industry that provides services, such as transport or entertainment, rather than goods
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  • In the tradition of the service industry, they promise to take back pupils unable to meet the standardized criteria.

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service industry definition

An industry that produces services rather than goods. Examples include transportation, banking, retail trade, and entertainment.

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