Definition of service industry in English:

service industry

noun

  • A business that does work for a customer, and occasionally provides goods, but is not involved in manufacturing.

    • ‘Yet as a service industry it has encompassed a minority side that did not lose all its connections with the wider economic landscape and the human impact of social change.’
    • ‘It's rare in a service industry to be able to create something so tangible and enduring.’
    • ‘One of the earliest lessons I learnt in 40 years in a service industry was to keep the customer informed.’
    • ‘It's like the staff believe they are in a service industry.’

Pronunciation:

service industry

/ˈsərvəs ˈindəstrē/