Definition of Service bureau
1. Noun. A business that makes its facilities available to others for a fee; achieves economy of scale.
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Literary usage of Service bureau
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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1887)
"The United States Signal service bureau has from the beginning—owing to the nature of its organization perhaps—taken a different course ; it has devoted its ..."
2. The American Year Book by Simon Newton Dexter North, Francis Graham Wickware, Albert Bushnell Hart (1911)
"(40) Canadian Car service bureau (Eastern Lines.) The burea us in Trunkline Territory were disl)an(led on Nov. 1. 1910. Traffic Associations. ..."
3. Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography by James Grant Wilson, John Fiske (1898)
"... and "The Prisoner of the Border, a Tale of 1838" (1857). signal service bureau began the publication of a daily " International Bulletin," comprising ..."
4. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1915)
"... and road conditions will be answered promptly by Sunset service bureau 1 ... service bureau ..."
5. Report of the Committee on Inquiry Into the Departments of Health, Charities by New York (N.Y.). Board of estimate and apportionment. Committee on inquiry into the Departments of health, charities, and Bellevue and allied hospitals, George McAneny, Henry Collier Wright (1913)
"Social Service Staff The function of the social service bureau has been dealt ... Sometimes the social service bureau is affiliated with, or is a part of, ..."