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service charge

Syllabification: serv·ice charge
(also service fee)

Definition of service charge in English:

noun

An extra charge assessed for a service.
Example sentences
  • Maintenance of the pool and communal grounds is included in the annual service charge of €1,320.
  • Restaurants that don't add a service charge will expect a 10 per cent tip.
  • The three groups said waiving the service charge would be removing an income that an employee already enjoyed and it was an unfair labour practice.

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