harmful or injurious service; an ill turn.
verb (used with object), dis·serv·iced, dis·serv·ic·ing.
to provide inadequate or faulty service to: Small shippers are most often disserviced by transportation breakdowns.
Should business be English-only?The Harvard Business Review recently reported that multinational corporations are encouraging—or mandating—their employees to speak English. Samsung, Airbus, Microsoft in Beijing and many others now enforce English as the language of their business. Even corporations that are based in foreign countries, like Renault in France and Rakuten in Japan, are mandating English communication for their employees. Back in 2010, Rakuten (Japan’s largest online retailer) became an …
Origin of disservice
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an ill turn; wrong; injury, esp when trying to help
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