[ fool-sur-vis ]

  1. offering or providing a wide range of services related to the basic line of business, as when a filling station changes tires or makes car repairs in addition to selling gasoline.

Origin of full-service

First recorded in 1955–60

Words Nearby full-service

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How to use full-service in a sentence

  • February was somewhat interrupted by ice, but the full service between the shores was performed on 23 days in the month of March.

  • He felt a strong desire that his native state should do full service in the cause of freedom.

  • But Mrs. Stimcoe, misinterpreting my eagerness to be employed, had by this time enlisted me into full service in the sick-room.

    Poison Island | Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)
  • Ready for action, of course, and with full service ammunition and bombs.

    The Air Pirate | Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • But to render its full service to Humanity it must develop along its own lines, and be Self-determined in its evolution.

    The Case For India | Annie Besant