[self-sur-vis] /ˈsɛlfˈsɜr vɪs/
the serving of oneself in a restaurant, shop, gas station, or other facility, without the aid of a waiter, clerk, attendant, etc.
noting or pertaining to a cafeteria, grocery, store, etc., designed for the patron or customer to gather food or merchandise from a display or display shelves without the aid of attendants and pay at a cashier’s desk upon leaving.
of, for, or pertaining to something designed to be used or enjoyed without the aid of an attendant:
self-service banking; self-service elevators.
of or denoting a shop, restaurant, petrol station, etc, where the customer serves himself
the practice of serving oneself, as in a shop, etc


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