Definition of service bureau in English:

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service bureau


An organization providing services such as scanning, prepress, and color printing.
Example sentences
  • Most of us had to rely on laser printers to which we had access at schools or service bureaus.
  • He most recently served as a partner in a digital imaging service bureau.
  • This became the largest service bureau in Europe, and by 1987 it had about 900 employees.

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Syllabification: serv·ice bu·reau

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