service industry

noun

an industry that provides services, such as transport or entertainment, rather than goods

Nearby words

  1. service court,
  2. service dog,
  3. service elevator,
  4. service entrance,
  5. service flat,
  6. service line,
  7. service mark,
  8. service medal,
  9. service module,
  10. service pipe

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Culture definitions for service industry

service industry

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

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