Examples of public service in a Sentence
The cost of public services is on the rise.
The station is running antismoking commercials as a public service.
The company is heavily involved in public service.
He works in public service.
She has devoted her life to public service.
Recent Examples of public service from the Web
Fisher preached in what amounted to a public service announcement for in-state universities.
The nationwide initiative will also include a public awareness campaign--which will include a social media outreach program and public service announcements, which will be run by U.S. Attorney's Offices across the country.
The New York City Police Department launched a public service announcement and paid for an advertising campaign in high-overdose areas and on public transit vehicles and social media to raise awareness of the state’s Good Samaritan law.
Finally, watching a public service announcement video about the siren system, Seeber spotted a Yagi antenna that seemed to be part of the system, and was able to match it to one in a catalog.
Axelrod said one suggestion was that students make public service announcements about the tip line or the availability of counselors and social workers.
The Get Out director teamed up with his brother-in-law, Buzzfeed CEO Jonah Peretti, to produce a public service announcement made by Barack Obama.
For example, the department has done no [public service announcements] and no in-person meetings with homeowners to publicly explain’’ the federal grant program.
Comedian Jordan Peele used lip sync technology in a public service announcement out Tuesday, warning against the dangers of fake news.
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PUBLIC SERVICE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of public service for English Language Learners
: the business of supplying something (such as electricity, gas, or transportation) to the members of a community
: something that is done to help people rather than to make a profit
: work that someone does as part of a government : the work done by public servants
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