full-ser·​vice ˈfu̇l-ˈsər-vəs How to pronounce full-service (audio)
: providing comprehensive service of a particular kind
a full-service bank

Examples of full-service in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Grab a drink at Proper Sake’s full-service bar, Rice Vice, which is connected to the brewery. Shana Clarke, Smithsonian Magazine, 2 Apr. 2024 The Charlotte facility includes new office space, along with such amenities as dedicated collaboration spaces, a conference center, full-service cafeteria, outdoor eating and walking areas, EV charging stations and a fitness center. Chase Jordan, Charlotte Observer, 2 Apr. 2024 Naturally Pacific Resort Naturally Pacific Resort — Vancouver Island, Canada Where it’s located: Campbell River, a waterfront community about halfway up the eastern coast of Vancouver Island, has never had a full-service resort like this. Todd Plummer, Condé Nast Traveler, 1 Apr. 2024 For a more full-service hotel, try the family-run Atrium Hotel above Agia Paraskevi beach in Skiathos, or the Adrina Resort & Spa on the beach in Skopelos. Eleni N. Gage, Travel + Leisure, 1 Apr. 2024 In addition to its fresh-baked dog treats (pancakes, cookies, brownies) and daily dog food and supplies, the Power & Light location will offer full-service grooming and a self-service dog-washing station. David Hudnall, Kansas City Star, 1 Apr. 2024 The top goal is to attract at least one full-service university, a dream the city has had for decades. Tammy Murga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Apr. 2024 The full-service restaurant serves all sorts of treats, including Silver Dollar City's famous pretzel dog. USA TODAY, 29 Mar. 2024 Extra costs include the 18-hole Marina Vallarta Golf Club within a 10-minute walk, shuttle service to town, and treatments using organic products at the full-service, on-site AMET spa. Katherine Alex Beaven, Travel + Leisure, 20 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of full-service was in 1913

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“Full-service.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/full-service. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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: offering all services of a certain kind
a full-service bank
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