out of service


: not working properly : not able to be used
The copier is currently out of service.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The electricity has failed (which happens often, even in the best neighborhoods), and the main dining room is out of service. Gary Shteyngart, Condé Nast Traveler, 23 Dec. 2022 Hundreds of inmates at the Wayne County Jail were left defenseless to the bitter cold Sunday night and into Monday afternoon as the heat was out of service for a division of the jail. Miriam Marini, Detroit Free Press, 28 Nov. 2022 Toyota extended the vehicles’ factory warranty by the amount of time that the SUVs have been taken out of service. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, 6 Oct. 2022 As the Globe reported in April, two of the six chargers installed at rest stops along the 138-mile highway — in Natick and the westbound Charlton stop — have been out of service for over a year. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 7 June 2022 The two trains last month were out of service but carried weighted boxes to simulate passengers. Washington Post, 17 Dec. 2021 Hospitals in the city continue to be out of service, the group added. Ayat Al-tawy, ABC News, 8 May 2023 As of Monday afternoon, at least 1,018,564 customers across the Dominican Republic had no access to running water as 59 aqueducts were out of service and several others were only partially functioning, according to Jose Luis German Mejia, a national emergency management official. Elizabeth Wolfe, CNN, 20 Sep. 2022 The aircraft, a Boeing 737-900ER, is now temporarily out of service while the airline's safety team investigates, Alaska Airlines said. Chantal Da Silva, NBC News, 23 Aug. 2022 See More

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“Out of service.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20of%20service. Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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