What does public service mean?

Definitions for public service
pub·lic ser·vice

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Princeton's WordNet

  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)


  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.


  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.

How to pronounce public service?

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How to say public service in sign language?

  1. publicservice


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of public service in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of public service in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of public service in a Sentence

  1. Anders Lindall:

    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.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    That's one path, the other path is a path of public service where you accomplish things and that's my lane. And I'm going to talk about my lane.

  3. William Barr:

    I have known Bob Mueller for 30 years, we worked closely together throughout my previous tenure at the Department of Justice under President George H.W. Bush. We've been friends since. And I have the utmost respect for Bob Mueller and Bob Mueller distinguished record of public service. And when Bob Mueller was named special counsel, I said Bob Mueller selection was' good news' and that, knowing Bob Mueller, I had confidence Bob Mueller would handle the matter properly. And I still have that confidence today.

  4. Dick Cheney:

    As I have said before, Scooter, has served our nation tirelessly and with great distinction through many years of public service.

  5. Ronald Reagan:

    I believe Moses was 80 when God first commissioned him for public service.

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