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serviceman

Line breaks: ser¦vice|man
Pronunciation: /ˈsəːvɪsmən
 
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Definition of serviceman in English:

noun (plural servicemen)

1A man serving in the armed forces.
Example sentences
  • He is a US serviceman on leave in London.
  • Jukebox operators reported that often such tunes got little play - even less from servicemen seeking respite from camp life.
  • Four decades later, it is revealing to compare her grief over suddenly losing her serviceman husband with Iris suddenly losing her mother.
2A person providing maintenance on machinery, especially domestic machinery.
Example sentences
  • One of the ramp workers worked as a line serviceman for Signature Flight Support.
  • At the information stall, it was raised that the machine servicemen were still working.
  • Eighty-five-year-old pensioner Lex Morris took exception to his treatment by an electricity line maintenance serviceman, but is galled to find there is no way to stop him entering his Glanmire Road property.

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