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disservice

[ dis-sur-vis ]
/ d瑟s藞s蓽r v瑟s /
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noun
harmful or injurious service; an ill turn.
verb (used with object), dis路serv路iced, dis路serv路ic路ing.
to provide inadequate or faulty service to: Small shippers are most often disserviced by transportation breakdowns.
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Origin of disservice

First recorded in 1590鈥1600; dis-1 + service1

OTHER WORDS FROM disservice

self-dis路serv路ice, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for disservice

disservice
/ (d瑟s藞s蓽藧v瑟s) /

noun
an ill turn; wrong; injury, esp when trying to help

Derived forms of disservice

disserviceable, adjective
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