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Pronunciation: /sɛʀvis/

Translation of service in English:


  • 3être en service [lift] to be in working order [motorway] to be open [bus] to be running
  • 4rendre service à qn [machine] to be a help to sb [shop] to be convenient (for sb)
  • 9 [Mil] service (militaire) military or national service

mpl (services)


service après-vente

service d'ordre

service de presse

service public

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