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aide

noun [C] uk   /eɪd/ us  
a person whose job is to help someone important, such as a member of a government or a military officer of high rank: a senior government aide an aide to the prime ministerHelpers and accomplicesPeople who help or serve people professionallyGovernment ministers and civil servants
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