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service

2 verb
     
Related topics: Daily Life
service2 [transitive]
1D [usually passive] if someone services a machine or vehicle, they examine it and do what is needed to keep it working well:
I'm having the car serviced next week.
servicing
2 to provide people with something they need or want:
schools that service local communities
3

service a debt/loan

technicalBFL to pay the interest on a debt

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