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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The capital and largest town of Greenland on Godthåb Fjord on the southwest coast. The town was founded in 1721 by a Norwegian missionary. Population: 14,700.

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Examples

  • You should only give a select set of lectures in large service-type classes such as for medical students or graduate students and participate in seminars.

    Another world

  • There have been times when I've been treated badly by customer service-type people in person.

    Ooh! An existentialist discussion arises!

  • Thirty-one percent of illegal immigrants occupy service-type jobs versus 16 percent of native workers.

    CNN Transcript May 1, 2008

  • People in these programs get the chance to work in a community service-type job, earn a paycheck every week, and learn the skills they need for gainful employment.

    Remarks of Senator Barack Obama: Changing the Odds for Urban America

  • People get the chance to work in a community service-type job, earn a paycheck every week, and learn the skills they need for gainful employment.

    Strengthening Families in a New Economy

  • Just a handful of secret service-type guys with sunglasses and earpieces, and the usual rumpled crew of Svishtov city police officers.

    7-1-07 Another day, another presidential meeting

  • Routine service-type programming is the norm in India, while in Ireland, the industry is dominated by subsidiaries of foreign firms who add minor value to the parent company software, and who are located in Ireland partly for tax reasons.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • So, what I would like to see -- I doubt it will happen -- but what I would like to see is more states move to a nonpartisan civil service-type commission.

    CNN Transcript Jun 28, 2006

  • The economy has changed to the point where most of the stuff is oriented in service-type things or technology now and not everybody with a college degree is going to fit into that particular environment out there.

    CNN Transcript Jun 11, 2005

  • Lured by the prospect of high pay in the oil industry, most job seekers don't realize many open positions are "entry-level, service-type jobs," Danielson said.

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