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English definition of “assist”

assist

verb [I/T]    /əˈsɪst/
to take action to help someone or support something: [T] The company said it would assist workers in finding new jobs. [I] No one knew where my grandfather was, and many came to assist in the search. assistance    /əˈsɪs·təns/ noun [U] With some financial assistance, we’ll be able to start our own business.
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