service charge

'service .charge
n
1.) BrE an amount of money that is added to a bill in a restaurant as an extra charge for the service of the waiters
2.) BrE an amount of money paid to the owner of a block of ↑flats for services such as cleaning the stairs
3.) AmE an amount of money that is added to the price of something in order to pay for the services that you use when buying it
British Equivalent: booking fee
There's a service charge for advance tickets.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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