Definitions for public service

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  1. community service, public service(noun)

    a service that is performed for the benefit of the public or its institutions

  2. public service(noun)

    employment within a government system (especially in the civil service)

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  1. public service(Noun)

    A service asserted to be for the public good provided by a for-profit enterprise or trade association.

  2. public service(Noun)

    A service, usually provided by the government, for the general public or its specific section.

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  1. Public service

    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.

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