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  • n  work done by one person or group that benefits another
    budget separately for goods and services
  • n  an act of help or assistance
    he did them a service
  • n  the act of public worship following prescribed rules
    the Sunday service
  • n  a company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
  • n  employment in or work for another
    he retired after 30 years of service
  • n  a force that is a branch of the armed forces
  • n  Canadian writer (born in England) who wrote about life in the Yukon Territory (1874-1958)
  • n  a means of serving
  • n  tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table
  • n  the act of mating by male animals
  • n  (law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him
  • n  (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
  • n  the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone
    he accepted service of the subpoena
  • n  periodic maintenance on a car or machine
  • n  the performance of duties by a waiter or servant
    that restaurant has excellent service
  • v  be used by; as of a utility
  • v  make fit for use
    service my truck
    the washing machine needs to be serviced
  • v  mate with

  • Michael Kinsley thinks PTI editor Rick Stengel's call for compulsory national service is nave.
  • Elaine Thompson AP Now Barack Obama is reprising the call to service.
  • Imagine the enormous difference it would make to our communities and nation if every American served for a year with a community-service group, nonprofit enterprise or faith-based .
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in Los Angeles Times (blog)
    It saddens me to lose the service of a soldier I have come to admire,Obama said, praising McChrystal. "This is a change in personnel, but not in policy."
  • President Bush in New Zealand Herald
    President Ford was a great American who gave many years of dedicated service to our country,President George W. Bush said in a statement from Crawford, Texas. "With his quiet integrity, common sense, and kind instincts, President Ford...
  • David Johnston in Edmonton Journal
    My wife and I have always believed that service, whether it is to family, community, university or country, is our highest calling,Johnston said in a speech Thursday. "We are proud to have this opportunity to serve Canada and our fellow...

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