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Public policy in the twentieth century was about protecting and expanding the social compact, based on recognition that effective government at the federal level provides rules and services and safety measures that contribute to a better society.
Carl Bernstein

Meaning of "services" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SERVICES

services  [ˈsɜːvɪsɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SERVICES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Services is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SERVICES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Service

A Service is a set of actions or solutions that are put in place or are performed to provide a repeatable and consistent set of outcomes, deliverables, and performance for people, organizations, and systems that represent consumers or beneficiaries of such results. Services can be delivered through voluntary means, such as in the case of the giving of people's time to serve in the military or to provide charitable actions, or services can be for payment, such as in the case of professionals who provide work for profit. Services can be executed or delivered either directly by people, such as in the case of professional services, or by systems, such as in the case of utilities. Service may refer to...

Definition of services in the English dictionary

The definition of services in the dictionary is work performed for remuneration. Other definition of services is a system of providing the public with gas, water, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SERVICES


auspices
ˈɔːspɪsɪz
braces
ˈbreɪsɪz
embraces
ɪmˈbreɪsɪz
Graces
ˈɡreɪsɪz
hypocrisies
hɪˈpɒkrɪsɪz
missies
ˈmɪsɪz
missis
ˈmɪsɪz
missus
ˈmɪsɪz
Mrs
ˈmɪsɪz
policies
ˈpɒlɪsɪz
premises
ˈprɛmɪsɪz
races
ˈreɪsɪz
teleservices
ˈtɛlɪˌsɜːvɪsɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SERVICES

service provider
service rifle
service road
service sector
service station
service tree
service tunnel
serviceability
serviceable
serviceableness
serviceably
serviceberries
serviceberry
serviced flat
serviceless
serviceman
servicemen
servicer
servicewoman
servicewomen

WORDS THAT END LIKE SERVICES

appendices
Association for Payment Clearing Services
cervices
customer services
domiciliary services
ecosystem services
emergency services
financial services
house prices
indices
juices
leave someone to his own devices
matrices
rescue services
sexual services
social services
state services
the services
vertices
welfare services

Synonyms and antonyms of services in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SERVICES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «services» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of services

Translation of «services» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SERVICES

Find out the translation of services to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of services from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «services» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

服务
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

servicios
570 millions of speakers

English

services
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सेवाएं
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الخدمات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

услуги
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

serviços
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সেবা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

services
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perkhidmatan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dienstleistungen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

サービス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

서비스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Layanan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dịch vụ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சேவைகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सेवा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Hizmetler
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

servizi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

usługi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

послуги
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

servicii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υπηρεσίες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dienste
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tjänster
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tjenester
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of services

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SERVICES»

The term «services» is very widely used and occupies the 319 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SERVICES» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «services» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «services» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about services

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10 QUOTES WITH «SERVICES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word services.
1
Alfred Amoroso
We're crafting versions of our TotalGuide Solution to work on both legacy devices as well as new and advanced boxes with varying levels of services based on the capabilities of the set-top box and network.
2
Saint Teresa of Avila
Those who give themselves to prayer should in a special manner have always a devotion to St. Joseph; for I know not how any man can think of the Queen of the angels, during the time that she suffered so much with the Infant Jesus, without giving thanks to St. Joseph for the services he rendered them then.
3
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
I believe it is an important project, it makes the cost of doing business lower and they will make us more competitive at the same time, it will also provide some satisfaction to the people who demand services for them of the quality they want and also quickly.
4
Carl Bernstein
Public policy in the twentieth century was about protecting and expanding the social compact, based on recognition that effective government at the federal level provides rules and services and safety measures that contribute to a better society.
5
Julie Bishop
Prevention is one of the few known ways to reduce demand for health and aged care services.
6
Vida Blue
I keep telling myself, don't get cocky. Give your services to the press and the media, be nice to the kids, throw a baseball into the stands once in a while.
7
James Bovard
The more expansive government is, the more perils people face in daily lives, be it from IRS agents or from child support services, or from other agencies that often have little or no legal restraints on their power.
8
Adam Braun
There are many challenges in the global education ecosystem: from top-down systemic issues in how educational services are organized and delivered, to bottom-up issues of curriculum effectiveness, accountability, and human resource allocation.
9
Hall Caine
Out of the depths, O Lord, out of the depths,' begins the most beautiful of the services of our church, and it is out of the depths of my life that I must bring the incidents of this story.
10
Ahmed Chalabi
To handle the economy and services in a country like Iraq requires delegation of authority and the choice of competent people.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SERVICES»

Discover the use of services in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to services and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Nature's Services: Societal Dependence On Natural Ecosystems
The book enhances our understanding of the value of the natural systems that surround us and can play an essential role in encouraging greater efforts to protect the earth's basic life-support systems before it is too late.
Gretchen Daily, 2012
2
An Introduction to Human Services
The text provides a solid grounding in such fundamental concepts as serving the whole person, using an interdisciplinary approach, interacting with helper and client, preparing generalists, and empowering clients.
Marianne Woodside, Tricia McClam, 2011
3
Contracting Out Government Services
Analyzes contracting out, the most widely used method of privatization, through the prism of economics.
Paul Seidenstat, 1999
4
Open Services Innovation: Rethinking Your Business to Grow ...
Here is their one-stop guidebook with important lessons clearly and compellingly presented." —JAMES C. SPOHRER, director, IBM University Programs World-Wide "Open Innovation pioneer Henry Chesbrough breaks new ground with Open Services ...
Henry Chesbrough, 2010
5
Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services: Reallocating ...
This book includes access to additional content online, including models for prioritization from a variety of campuses.
Robert C. Dickeson, 2009
6
Programming Web Services with SOAP
You'll learn the concepts of the web services architecture and get practical advice on building and deploying web services in the enterprise.This authoritative book decodes the standards, explaining the concepts and implementation in a ...
James Snell, Doug Tidwell, Pavel Kulchenko, 2001
7
Location-Based Services
The purpose of this book is to describe, in an accessible fashion, the various concepts underlying mobile location-based services. These range from general application-related ideas to technical aspects.
Jochen Schiller, Agnès Voisard, 2004
8
RESTful Web Services
This book: Emphasizes the power of basic Web technologies -- the HTTP application protocol, the URI naming standard, and the XML markup language Introduces the Resource-Oriented Architecture (ROA), a common-sense set of rules for designing ...
Leonard Richardson, Sam Ruby, 2008
9
Democratic Control of Intelligence Services: Containing ...
This comprehensive volume discusses the various challenges of establishing and maintaining accountable and democratically controlled intelligence services, drawing both from states with well-established democratic systems and those emerging ...
Hans Born, Marina Caparini, 2007
10
RESTful Java Web Services: Master Core REST Concepts and ...
Master core REST concepts and create RESTful web services in Java.
Jose Sandoval, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SERVICES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term services is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Xbox Live Services Limited
By Michael MartinUPDATE 7/26/15 11:03 p.m. PT: The Xbox Live status page lists all Xbox Live services as up and running, with the exception of the IGN app on ... «IGN, Jul 15»
2
Amazon Expands Its On-Demand Home Services Marketplace, Adds …
Amazon Home Services, Amazon's own Angie's List competitor of sorts, which connects consumers with service professionals in their area, is expanding to more ... «TechCrunch, Jul 15»
3
Seeking Genuine Discovery on Music Streaming Services
So I went to Songza — the music-streaming service that offers only predetermined playlists, much of them designed around mood, time of day or activity — and ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
4
Offering Services, ISIS Digs In Deeper in Seized Territories
ERBIL, Iraq — In northern Syria, the jihadists of the Islamic State have fixed power lines, dug sewage systems and painted sidewalks. In Raqqa, they search ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
5
How to set up Amazon Web Services
Been reading about what the cloud has to offer? We take a closer look at how you can leverage Amazon Web Services to run a data-driven website. «CIO, Jun 15»
6
Santa Cruz homeless services facing cuts
Stephen Nelson, formerly homeless and now an employee at Homeless Services Center, gives an impassioned speech at last year's annual memorial for more ... «Santa Cruz Sentinel, May 15»
7
Amazon Web Services Decimates All Comers--Bigger Base, Faster …
There is one thing that almost every independent cloud computing commentator agrees upon and that is that Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing ... «Forbes, May 15»
8
The rise of Amazon Web Services
Nearly a decade after it started as an internal project for a group of engineers, Amazon.com's cloud services unit has turned into the online retailer's ... «Washington Post, Apr 15»
9
eFax and GotFreeFax: Best Free Online Fax Services
After considerable research and analysis of online fax services, we recommend eFax and GotFreeFax as the best free online fax services. Ready to choose an ... «Business News Daily, Apr 15»
10
Amazon, Google and More Are Drawn to Home Services Market
Angie's List, the 20-year-old subscription service that offers reviews of local service providers to members, estimates the home services industry is $400 billion. «New York Times, Apr 15»

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