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service

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun most general sensesseirbhís fem2  c m u
modifierseirbhíse gs as adj  c m u
► (utility, work, assistance etc especially official)
we provide essential services to the local community cuirimid seirbhísí riachtanacha ar fáil don phobal áitiúil
► (organisation providing work etc)
ambulance service seirbhís otharchairrsupport service seirbhís tacaíochta
► (work, help etc provided to the public)
we provide a service for businesses cuirimid seirbhís ar fáil do ghnólachtaí it's all part of the service cuid den tseirbhís atá ann normal service will be resumed tomorrow beidh an ghnáthsheirbhís ar fáil arís amárach for services rendered i gcúiteamh comaoine, i gcúiteamh comhairweb services seirbhísí gréasáin
► (work done for particular organisation or cause)
she's retiring after thirty years of service tá sí ag dul ar scor tar éis tríocha bliain seirbhísehe received an award for his services to the community bronnadh gradam air as a sheirbhís don phobal
► (use and benefit of vehicle or other object)
that car has given many years of good service tá na blianta de sheirbhís fhónta tugtha ag an ngluaisteán sin
► (help and advice given to customers)
the standard of service (also the quality of service) caighdeán na seirbhíse
► (check on a vehicle, machine etc)
when is the next service due? cén uair a bheidh an chéad seirbhís eile le déanamh?the car is going in for a full service tá an carr ag dul isteach le haghaidh seirbhís iomlán
2 noun TRANSP scheduled journeyferry service seirbhís farantóireachtatrain service seirbhís traenach
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3 noun MIL in armed forces to see service seirbhís a dhéanamh 4 noun FOOD amount added to billis the service included? an bhfuil an tseirbhís san áireamh? 5 noun REL religious ceremonymorning service seirbhís na maidinewe're holding a carol service in the school beidh seirbhís charúl againn sa scoilI attended the funeral service bhí mé ar an tsochraid, bhí mé ag an tórramh 6 (also domestic service) noun work as servantaimsir fem2  c m uto go into domestic service with sb dul ar aimsir ag duine 7 noun SPOR a serveseirbheáil fem3  c m ufreastal masc1  c m u return of service freagairt na seirbheála first service an chéad seirbheáil, an chéad fhreastal 8 noun set of matching plates etcfoireann fem2  c m uchina service foireann phoircealláin 9 noun LAW of legal document seirbheáil fem3  c m u
verb
10 verb provide for TRANSITIVEfreastail ar PhrV  c m uriar ar PhrV  c m useirbhís a sholáthar do to service the needs of sb/sth freastal ar riachtanais duine/ruda 11 verb clean TRANSITIVEseirbhís a dhéanamh ar VPseirbhísigh verb  c m uoffices are serviced twice a week déantar seirbhís ar na hoifigí dhá uair sa tseachtain 12 verb FIN pay interest TRANSITIVEús a íoc arwe have to service the loan caithfimid ús a íoc ar an iasacht 13 verb perform check on car, machine etc TRANSITIVEseirbhísigh verb  c m useirbhís a dhéanamh ar VPshe got her car serviced rinneadh seirbhís ar a carr
phrases

to be at sb's service

bheith faoi réir duinebheith ar fáil do dhuine

to be of service to sb

fónamh do dhuinecabhrú le duinecuidiú le duine

to do sb/sth a service

(also

to do a service to sb/sth

) cuidiú le duine/rudgar a dhéanamh do dhuine/rudleas duine/ruda a dhéanamhhe did me a service when he criticised my work rinne sé mo leas nuair a cháin sé mo chuid oibre

in service

1 available for usei seirbhísthe minibus will be back in service tomorrow beidh an mionbhus ar ais i seirbhís amárach, beidh an mionbhus ar ais ar an mbóthar amárach 2 working with armed forcesar seirbhís 3 working as public servantag obairfostaithethere are fewer teachers in service now tá níos lú múinteoirí ann anois 4 working as servantar aimsir 5 while employedif you die in service má fhaigheann tú bás agus tú fós ag obair, má fhaigheann tú bás agus tú fós fostaithe

out of service

1 not available for useas seirbhísthe bus was out of service bhí an bus as seirbhís 2 not workingas gléasas feidhmthe printer is out of service tá an printéir as feidhm