serviceman

[sur-vis-man, -muhn]
noun, plural servicemen [sur-vis-men, -muhn] .
1.
a member of the armed forces of a country.
2.
a person whose occupation is to maintain or repair equipment: a television serviceman.

Origin:
1920–25; service1 + man1


See -man.
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serviceman (ˈsɜːvɪsˌmæn, -mən)
 
n , pl -men
1.  Also called (feminine): servicewoman a person who serves in the armed services of a country
2.  a man employed to service and maintain equipment

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