self-service

noun
self-ser·​vice | \ ˈself-ˈsər-vəs How to pronounce self-service (audio) \

Definition of self-service

: the serving of oneself (as in a restaurant or gas station) with goods or services to be paid for at a cashier's desk or by using a coin-operated mechanism or a credit or debit card

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self-service adjective

First Known Use of self-service

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-service was in 1913

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“Self-service.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-service. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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self-service

adjective
self-ser·​vice | \ ˈself-ˈsər-vəs \

Kids Definition of self-service

: allowing or requiring customers to serve themselves without help from workers

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