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assistant

as·sis·tant

assistant

 
pronunciation:
sIs tnt
part of speech: noun
definition: a person who gives help, aid, or assistance.
A doctor depends on assistants while performing an operation.The office assistant answered the telephone.
synonyms:
aid, aide, auxiliary
similar words:
advocate, attendant, help, patron