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service (ˈsɜːʳvɪs Pronunciation for service

Translations

noun

  1. (= needed facility) service m

    public services les services publics

    the railway service le service ferroviaire

    the Fire Service les sapeurs-pompiers

  2. (= work, duty)

    to be at sb's service [thing](= available to use) être à la disposition de qn   ⇒ He has considerable resources at his service. Il a des ressources considérables à sa disposition. [person](= available to help) être au service de qn

    see also military service, national service
  3. (= favour, assistance) service m

    to do sb a service rendre service à qn

    can I be of service? puis-je vous aider?

  4. (in restaurant) service m   ⇒ Service is included. Le service est compris.   ⇒ The service here isn't very good. Le service n'est pas très bon ici.
  5. (for car(= maintenance) révision f   ⇒ The car needs a service. La voiture a besoin d'une révision.

    to put one's car in for a service donner sa voiture à réviser

  6. (tennis) service m
  7. (= set of crockery) service m   ⇒ a porcelain tea service un service à thé en porcelaine

    a dinner service une service de table

  8. (in church) office m
  9. out of service (= not functioning) hors service   ⇒ Sorry, the lift is out of service. Désolé, l'ascenseur est hors service.

    in service en service

  10. (in introductions)

    at your service à votre service

transitive verb

  1. [car, boiler] réviser

    to have sth serviced faire réviser qch   ⇒ I'd just had the car serviced. Je venais juste de faire réviser la voiture.

Derived Forms

services plural noun
  1. : the services or the armed services les forces fpl armées
  2. (= work, assistance) services mpl   ⇒ His services are no longer required. On s'est passé de ses services.

modifier

  1. (= for appliance) [agreement, contract] d'entretien   ⇒ I have a service agreement for my gas boiler. J'ai un contrat d'entretien pour ma chaudière à gaz.
    see also service engineer, service history
  2. (= selling services)
    1. [sector] des services
    2. [organization] de services
    see also service economy

Similar Words

= waiting, attendance, serving of food, waiters or waitresses
= check, servicing, routine check, maintenance check
= help, assistance, aid, offices, helping hand, ministrations
= overhaul, check, maintain, tune (up), repair, go over, fine tune, recondition, keep in good condition, give a maintenance check to

'service' in Other Languages

  • Arabic: خِدْمَةPronunciation for خِدْمَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: serviçoPronunciation for serviço
  • Chinese: 服务Pronunciation for 服务
  • Croatian: uslugaPronunciation for usluga
  • Czech: službaPronunciation for služba
  • Danish: servicePronunciation for service
  • Dutch: dienstPronunciation for dienst
  • European Spanish: servicioPronunciation for servicio
  • Finnish: palveluPronunciation for palvelu
  • French: servicePronunciation for serviceservices publics
  • German: DienstPronunciation for Dienst
  • Greek: υπηρεσίαPronunciation for υπηρεσία
  • Italian: servizioPronunciation for servizio
  • Japanese: サービスPronunciation for サービス
  • Korean: 서비스Pronunciation for 서비스
  • Norwegian: servicePronunciation for service
  • Polish: usługaPronunciation for usługa
  • Portuguese: serviçoPronunciation for serviçoprestação
  • Romanian: serviciu servicii
  • Russian: обслуживаниеPronunciation for обслуживание
  • Spanish: servicioPronunciation for servicio
  • Swedish: tjänstPronunciation for tjänstservice
  • Thai: การบริการPronunciation for การบริการ
  • Turkish: hizmetPronunciation for hizmet
  • Ukrainian: служба
  • Vietnamese: dịch vụPronunciation for dịch vụ
  • Arabic: يَصُونPronunciation for يَصُون
  • Brazilian Portuguese: prestar serviçoPronunciation for prestar serviço
  • Chinese: 技术维修Pronunciation for 技术维修
  • Croatian: servisiratiPronunciation for servisirati
  • Czech: provést údržbuPronunciation for provést údržbu provádět údržbustroje, vozu
  • Danish: servicerePronunciation for servicere
  • Dutch: onderhoudenPronunciation for onderhoudenrepareren
  • European Spanish: hacer una revisiónPronunciation for hacer una revisión
  • Finnish: palvellaPronunciation for palvella
  • French: réviserPronunciation for réviservoiture
  • German: bedienenPronunciation for bedienen
  • Greek: εξυπηρετώPronunciation for εξυπηρετώ
  • Italian: revisionarePronunciation for revisionare
  • Japanese: サービスを提供するPronunciation for サービスを提供する
  • Korean: 서비스를 하다Pronunciation for 서비스를 하다
  • Norwegian: ettersePronunciation for etterse
  • Polish: obsłużyćPronunciation for obsłużyć obsługiwać
  • Portuguese: prestar serviçoPronunciation for prestar serviço
  • Romanian: a întreține
  • Russian: обслуживатьPronunciation for обслуживать
  • Spanish: dar mantenimientoPronunciation for dar mantenimiento
  • Swedish: servaPronunciation for serva
  • Thai: ซ่อมบำรุงPronunciation for ซ่อมบำรุง
  • Turkish: servise götürmekPronunciation for servise götürmek
  • Ukrainian: обслуговувати обслужити
  • Vietnamese: phục vụPronunciation for phục vụ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: de serviço
  • Chinese: 员工专用的员員工专專用的
  • European Spanish: de servicio
  • French: de service
  • German: Dienst-
  • Italian: di servizio
  • Japanese: 業務用の
  • Korean: 직원용의
  • Portuguese: de serviço
  • Spanish: de servicio

Example Sentences Including 'service'

A Air France La compagnie , qui appliquera un service minimum mardi annonce des perturbations.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
Chez Giacomo tout est parfait : l' accueil chaleureux , le service impeccable et le décor raffiné.
Marie Claire
J' ai effectué mon service militaire dans les paras et je me suis ainsi retrouvé pendant quelques mois au Liban.
Léauthier, André & Ploquin, Frédéric Les flics, 120 000 inconnus
Je connais des enquêtes qui passent de service en service depuis des années.
Basset-Chercot, Pascal Le baptême du boiteux
Je termine mon travail à RFO où je suis chef du service équipement.
Collectif (Edel, Patrick & Wolfram, Bernard) Carnets d'aventures, Spécial, 2/1989
Jérôme Garcin est directeur adjoint , chef du service Culture au Nouvel Observateur VOICI un roman insoutenable et magnifique.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
Robert Schneider est rédacteur en chef , chef du service Politique au Nouvel Observateur A PARIS , la droite avait mis le paquet.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)

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