community service, public service(noun)
a service that is performed for the benefit of the public or its institutions
employment within a government system (especially in the civil service)
A service asserted to be for the public good provided by a for-profit enterprise or trade association.
A service, usually provided by the government, for the general public or its specific section.
A public service is a service which is provided by government to people living within its jurisdiction, either directly or by financing private provision of services. The term is associated with a social consensus that certain services should be available to all, regardless of income. Even where public services are neither publicly provided nor publicly financed, for social and political reasons they are usually subject to regulation going beyond that applying to most economic sectors. Public service is also a course that can be studied at a college and/or university.
The numerical value of public service in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of public service in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I believe Moses was 80 when God first commissioned him for public service.
Officer Webster was the very best example of a life committed to public service, through his service to our country and to our community.
Paying lip service to veterans is always in vogue, but the true measure of public service ... is the willingness to endorse whole reforms.
I have the consolation of having added nothing to my private fortune during my public service, and of retiring with hands clean as they are empty.
Failing that, our union will be prepared to do whatever's necessary to ensure that public services are not disrupted and public service workers are paid on time and in full.
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- seirbheis chatharraScottish Gaelic
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