service of process

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Noun1.service of process - the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone; "he accepted service of the subpoena"
bringing, delivery - the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news"
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"These are unprecedented times for us, as our primary focus remains the safe return of service for the 737 MAX and driving quality and safety in all that we do," McAllister said.
The options for my own training and others' were, depending on how you look at it, limited or enhanced by a return of service agreement, through which medical students of the state university would agree to render service in the country for a minimum number of years after graduation.
To prove this, Relational submitted to the district court a return of service and two affidavits signed by a British process server, Karen Johns, who attested she had served a man who identified himself as Robert Hodges.