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assistant

as·sis·tant

assistant

 
 
pronunciation:
sIs tnt
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who gives help, aid, or assistance.
The plumber came with an assistant who helped him replace the old pipes.
synonyms:
aid, aide, auxiliary, helper
similar words:
adjunct, adjutant, advocate, attendant, backer, help, patron, promoter, succor
definition 2: a person holding a secondary or junior position in an office or organization.
The assistant to the coach was in charge during the coach's absence.
synonyms:
adjunct, adjutant, auxiliary, secondary, subordinate
similar words:
apprentice, associate, attendant, deputy, junior, satellite, sidekick, subaltern, subsidiary
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