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Rule "service"

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Description: service
Message: At the Commission (but not usually at the Court), the term 'service' is widely used with a meaning akin to 'department'. Alternatives: staff, \1.
Category: Misused terms in EU publications (Gardner) (ID: MISUSED_TERMS_EU_PUBLICATIONS)
Link: https://euenglish.webs.com/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The services of the Commission's Accounting Officer carried out a…
    Correction suggestion: staff, departments
  • In agreement with the service of the Commission, the group…
    Correction suggestion: staff, department
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The staff of the Commission's Accounting Officer carried out a…
  • In agreement with the Commission, the group…
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: EUPUB_SERVICE [1]
Version: 4.8-SNAPSHOT (2019-12-10 21:33)