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American English: /ˈˌɪn ˈˌsərvəs/


  • in-service training
    (cursos de capacitación o de perfeccionamiento para el personal de una empresa u organización)
    Example sentences
    • Shipanga said the successful bidders will be given in-service training.
    • Final year students are currently involved in 5 months of in-service training, he said.
    • But, he said, initial teacher training and in-service training should include advice and help on limiting voice strain problems.

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