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  • noun business, economics That which is produced, then traded, bought or sold, then finally consumed and consists of an action or work.
  • noun Plural form of service.

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  • noun performance of duties or provision of space and equipment helpful to others


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  • Committee Chairman Henry Waxman and subcommittee Chairman John Tierney asked Weightman to testify about an internal memo that showed privatization of services at Walter Reed could put “patient care services… at risk of mission failure.”

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  • Now, let one country buy of another at wholesale to sell again at retail, or at retail to sell again at wholesale, it will always be found, if the matter is followed out to the end, that _commerce consists of mutual barter of products for products, of services for services_.

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  • Society is the total of the forced or voluntary services which men perform for each other; that is to say, of _public services_ and

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  • Transfer pricing, or the way companies ferry assets such as intellectual property and services between tax jurisdictions and set a price for these ­services, is one of HMRC's biggest bugbears with business.

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  • The following table presents revenues for groups of similar services (in thousands): Years Ended December 31, 2002 2003 2004 Marketing services* $745,126

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  • You will be responsible for: * Managing the services solutions including any business impact and criticality of services* Managing the quality and ... :

  • Support services ­suffered the most warnings at 22, followed by media with 13, industrial engineering and software and computer ­services with 10 each, then general financial with nine.

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  • The twin services is the natural evolution of social networks, whose myriad features do not extend beyond PCs, Guericke says.

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  • In an era when trade in services is expanding, we need to further facilitate the travel of business professionals across the border.

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  • The most significant development in services is the rise of interest rate and currency swaps.

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