self-service

noun self-ser·vice \ ˈself-ˈsər-vəs \

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

self-service

adjective

First Known Use of self-service

1919

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SELF-SERVICE Defined for Kids

self-service

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

Definition of self-service for Students

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


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