Definition of Service industry

1. Noun. An industry that provides services rather than tangible objects.

Generic synonyms: Industry
Specialized synonyms: Management Consulting

Definition of Service industry

1. Noun. An industry that does not produce any goods, but only provides a service such as a bank or insurance company. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Service Industry

service charge
service charges
service club
service contract
service cutback
service department
service dog
service door
service elevator
service entrance
service fee
service firm
service game
service games
service industries
service industry (current term)
service level agreement
service level agreements
service line
service lines
service loop
service man
service mark
service marks
service of process
service pack
service packs
service plaza
service program
service road

Literary usage of Service industry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1921)
"If flour making or bread making were in the hands of a tight combination, we should soon hear it dubbed a public service industry. It wa public service ..."

2. How to Get It: A Guide to Defense-Related Information Sources (1993)
"Notes: Tri-service industry Information Centers are the focal points within the Departments of the Army, Navy and Air Force for making available to industry ..."

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