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services

/ (ˈsɜːvɪsɪz) /
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pl n

work performed for remuneration
the services the armed forces
(sometimes singular) economics commodities, such as banking, that are mainly intangible and usually consumed concurrently with their productionCompare goods (def. 2)
a system of providing the public with gas, water, etc

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services

Work done for others as an occupation or business. (Compare goods.)

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