Translation of service in Spanish:


servicio, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈsərvəs//ˈsəːvɪs/


  • 1

    • 1.1(duty, work)

      servicio masculine
      a life of service to others una vida al servicio de los demás
      • she did voluntary service trabajó como voluntaria
      • on active service en servicio activo
      • five years' (length of) service cinco años de antigüedad / de trabajo
      • Whatever the level of voluntary service, we want to hear from you.
      • When it comes to voluntary service, he never hesitated to lead from the forefront.
      • A 1696 scheme for registering seamen for limited periods of service was abandoned in 1711.
      • Pay records would show no service during this time period because he was not paid!
      • He is also a member of York Rotary Club, where he is a strong supporter of voluntary service to the community of York.
      • This protection applies regardless of the employee's length of service.
      • The period of their service was reduced, and some were repatriated before their contracts had expired.
      • This relief benefits employees who have high earnings and long periods of service.
      • The period of service must, however, be lawful employment.
      • The government planned to replace required military service with a voluntary army.
      • They see the fees as payment for service, even if they agree that activism is required.
      • It is usually difficult for a institution to run totally on voluntary service, without any funding.
      • Danny DeVito presented the Cecil B DeMille Award to Michael Douglas for his years of service to the industry.
      • Both Michael and Patrick were well liked and highly valued employees who gave loyal service to the company.
      • Relocation expenses, guaranteed by law after a minimum period of service, are the answer.
      • After this he undertook voluntary military service in the fortress artillery.
      • The Father Cullen Medal was presented to Patsy Toolan for recognition of long term service to the centre.
      • He said she had given many years of outstanding service to Castlebar Social Services.
      • She has a valid point - the award has been given to others whose service is shorter than hers.
      • With more than six decades of voluntary service to her credit, she has not yet called it a day.
      • For voluntary service to the community there was no better family and Nick was a leader in that field.
      • The pay criteria included factors such as mobility, training, and length of service of employees.

    • 1.2(as domestic servant)

      she was in service with a duke servía en casa de un duque
      • he went into service in 1932 se puso a trabajar como criado en 1932

    • 1.3(given by a tool, machine)

      you'll get years of service from this iron esta plancha le durará años
      • this car has given (me) good service over the years este coche me ha prestado muy buen servicio a lo largo de los años
      • these boots have seen a lot of service estas botas tienen mucho trote
      • the photocopier is out of service la fotocopiadora no funciona
      • to come into service entrar en servicio / en funcionamiento

  • 2

    (of professional, tradesman, company)
    servicio masculine
    24-hour emergency service servicio de emergencia (durante) las 24 horas del día
    • goods and services bienes y servicios
    • to offer one's services ofrecer sus (/ mis etc. ) servicios
    • we no longer require your services ya no precisamos sus servicios
    • it's all part of the service todo es parte del servicio
    • services 1 mile área de servicio a 1 milla
    • Product design and quality has fallen behind and customer service has fallen behind competitors.
    • This will allow it to continue to sink all its money into sales and service.
    • This allows for better customer service, fewer income errors, and improved collection times.
    • Part of customer service is the great feeling that you get when you see that you've made a difference.
    • The firm lives and dies by customer service, easy accessibility, and global reach.
    • He is determined to retain the major water customers by improving service and offering advice on water and waste management.
    • I also suspect that the quality of service would have improved as the company got to know me better.
    • The third step is to ensure that after sales service is in keeping with your promise.
    • It will outsource customer service and claims handling and will use the internet to market itself.
    • Sherriff's main aims, he said, are to increase shareholder value and customer service.
    • After all, he didn't have to spend five and a half hours doing customer service.
    • Edel aims to provide experienced advice and professional service to all her customers.
    • There's no doubt that strong customer service is integral to a healthy business.
    • The most common jobs posted at his site are those in customer service, marketing and sales.
    • This has allowed its branch network to focus on customer service and sales.
    • Maybe the customers will accept the water hike if they also see continuous effort to improve service.
    • It also enables Tusker's customer support team to deliver the highest level of service and advice.
    • A key factor in these contract wins has been the assurance of a local and experienced post sales support service.
    • Do you ever wonder what's going on while you're waiting on hold for customer service?
    • If we are to effectively eliminate this whole sector of retail sale and service, we must be prepared to fill up the vacuum.
  • 3

    servicio masculine
    she has done us all a service nos ha hecho a todos un favor / servicio
    • my staff are at your service mis empleados están a sus órdenes / a su entera disposición / a su servicio
    • David Andrews at your service David Andrews, para servirla / a sus órdenes
    • I'd like to be of service, but ... me gustaría poder ayudar, pero ...
    • how can I be of service to you? ¿en qué puedo ayudarlo / servirlo?
    • your advice was of great service to me su consejo me fue sumamente útil
  • 4

    (organization, system)
    servicio masculine
    telephone/postal service servicio telefónico/postal
    • the bus/rail service el servicio de autobuses/trenes
    • there's a daily/an hourly service to Boston hay un servicio diario/un tren (/ autobús etc. ) cada hora a Boston
    • a new scheduled service to Dubai un nuevo servicio regular a Dubai
    • this service terminates here este es el final del trayecto
    • the emergency services los servicios de emergencia
    • The money they raise will help us fund further services, assisting more local people living with cancer.
    • The burglars usually pose as workers for utility services, such as water, gas or electricity and target elderly householders.
    • Essential public services, like water supply, have no place in trade agreement agenda of the WTO.
    • The country is still a mess, with deteriorating services like water and electricity.
    • All that will be required of them is to pay for services like water, electricity and refuse removal.
    • Student support services are essential to help enhance the success of prospective teachers.
    • More victims of sex attacks in Swindon will be able to seek help from a support service when it expands later this year.
    • We have the full backing of the education welfare service and are working together to address the problem.
    • They also offer a shopping service to assist home care clients unable to do their own shopping.
    • This single piece of legislation will deprive many local communities of an adequate postal service.
    • I believe a two-tier medical service is needed, similar to the rest of Europe.
    • The board currently provides a dispute resolution service on a voluntary basis.
    • There is also a day care service where patients are brought in and get excellent treatment.
    • The money raised will be used towards the costs of the centre's support service.
    • However, no one seems to notice, or even to care, that this service is no longer available.
    • I am sure these new services will also assist in tackling the current traffic situation in and around the town centre.
    • An efficient, reliable postal service is essential to the smooth running of the nation's affairs.
    • Making money, however, is not what the supervised child contact service is all about.
    • Caidee has not yet returned to school and the issue has been referred to the education welfare service.
    • By March, 1976, the mothers had organised a school bus service to serve the new school.
  • 5

    (life/chief) (before noun) militar
    (family/wife) de militar
    (wife/family) de miembro de las fuerzas armadas
    the (armed) services las fuerzas armadas
    • which service was he in? ¿en qué cuerpo estaba?
    • the senior service la marina
    • The lessons that all the services are learning will help provide us with what we need to prepare for the future.
    • His appointment signaled a renaissance of the warrior ethic throughout the services.
    • For those interested in other career fields, the services are hiring as well.
    • It shall also allocate the numerical strength of the Reserves to the services and combat arms.
    • The men in uniform, the chiefs of the Army, Navy and Air Force, are veterans of the services.
    • It has had an effect on me, as a person who has served in the services.
    • Are the services anticipating the changing nature of future conflict in their wargaming?
    • He met his wife, who has also served in the Territorial Army and Auxiliary Air Force, through the services.
  • 6

    (in shop, restaurant)
    servicio masculine
    service not included servicio no incluido
    • table / waiter service servicio de meseros
    • The fact the he is a regular customer speaks volumes for the quality of the food and friendly service.
    • Of course, it could try distinguishing itself with amazing food, service and ambience.
    • Like us they were enjoying the elegant surroundings, attentive service and delicious food.
    • The level of service, food and comfort makes it money well spent.
    • With excellent service and first class food, I shall certainly be returning.
    • The service and food were good as always, but this room is not accessible to elderly and handicapped people.
    • I noted the name, booked a table and was surprised to find lukewarm food and chilly service.
    • You'd think that the lack of customers would mean speedy service at the bar.
    • The friendly service, the superb food and the stunning location all add up to money well spent.
    • Good food, good service and good prices were popular reasons for visiting this popular Italian restaurant.
    • The restaurant at the top was surprisingly large, and the food and service were excellent.
    • We had to teach them everything from service to food to cleaning, even personal hygiene.
    • Our chances of getting the best food and the best service were good.
    • But he did not expect to be refused service by bar staff when he arrived at the pub with some friends near closing time, he said.
    • You'll return to the establishment again and again because the food and service was so good.
    • It was a shame to be there on an off night, but the upside was quick and friendly service from the bar staff.
    • A great dining experience depends on good food and service, but being a good guest also can enhance it.
    • Recently redecorated, it has spectacular bathrooms, stylish food and impeccable service.
    • All in all, Delight is a restaurant with a nice atmosphere, decent service and good food.
    • There is very little to find fault at Sokrates - it has fine food, good service and atmosphere.
  • 7

    (overhaul, maintenance)
    revisión feminine
    servicio masculine Latin America
    service masculine River Plate
    (contract/package) (before noun) de mantenimiento
    the annual service la revisión anual
    • service engineer técnica de mantenimiento
    • By some good fortune we made it to Vals on time, then proceeded to our hotel where we had a bite to eat and then gave the car a service with Jim and the gang.
    • It had failed to refill the gearbox with oil during the pre-delivery service of the car.
    • I had to take my car in for a service after squash and had meant to check under the seats in case it had slipped out of my pocket, but forgot.
  • 8

    oficio religioso masculine
    funeral service (feminine plural) exequias formal
    • wedding service ceremonia de boda
    • In response, the unions called off the mass memorial service that was originally scheduled last year.
    • It is important to understand what pastors and religious leaders do in services of healing.
    • One of the team's goals is to pray during worship services for the church's leaders and ministry.
    • One tends to find greater respect for the liturgical nature of our common worship in Anglican services.
    • The Archbishop led a short service, followed by a prayer of blessing and dedication for the new meeting facilities.
    • Here his followers would gather in the mornings and afternoons for religious services.
    • A short service to commemorate the 50th anniversary of D-Day was held in Skipton and Settle.
    • In Iraq, British soldiers celebrated Easter in a series of regimental services at military bases in the country.
    • I point out that the wedding is a service of worship in which God is the focus and our goal is to please Him.
    • Its worship services have hitherto been held in the garage of the pastor's home.
    • A short prayer service will be held immediately afterwards in the church.
    • Carolyn and bridegroom Richard Coombs were told their reception could not go ahead after the church marriage service.
    • They had a short service in the town's Civic Hall before marching back through the park.
    • His wife was trapped in the house and the intruders threatened to kill her if the worship service continued.
    • He himself attended worship services at the first Protestant church in Mexico City, established not long after he took power.
    • The service included hymns specially chosen by Ian's family, and prayers led by his father, Roy.
    • Each donor received a copy of the page and memorial card, and was invited to the short remembrance service at the Dumers Lane hospice.
    • Worship services held in Amish homes reaffirm the moral order of Amish life.
    • Therefore, his religious services in the morning and evening used to be a major event each day.
    • They can also get access to a further 22 spaces in a nearby overflow car park during bigger services.
  • 9

    (in tennis)
    servicio masculine
    saque masculine
    (line) (before noun) de servicio
    (line) (before noun) de saque
    you should improve your service deberías mejorar el servicio / saque
    • first/second service! ¡primer/segundo saque / servicio!
    • service Pombo servicio de Pombo
    • to break sb's service romperle el servicio a algn
    • service break ruptura de servicio
    • We are on the balls of our feet, like tennis players awaiting service, anxiously twiddling our sticks.
    • Jenkins served the first four services of the third game, picking up one ace in the process of doing so.
  • 10dinner service

    vajilla feminine
    tea/coffee service juego de té/café masculine
  • 11

    (of writ) notificación feminine
    (of summons) citación feminine

transitive verb

  • 1

    (overhaul, maintain)
    (car) hacerle una revisión a
    (car) hacerle un servicio a Latin America
    (car) hacerle un service a River Plate
    (appliance/machine) hacerle el mantenimiento a
  • 2

    pagar los intereses de
    atender el servicio de formal
  • 3

    (look after)
    ocuparse de
  • 4

    (sow/mare) cubrir
    (mare/sow) montar