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assist

verb [I or T] uk   /əˈsɪst/ formal us  
B2 to help: The army arrived to assist in the search. You will be expected to assist the editor with the selection of illustrations for the book.assist the police with/in their inquiries UK If someone is assisting the police with their inquiries, it usually means they have been taken to the police station to be asked questions about a crime.
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assist

noun [C] uk   /əˈsɪst/ specialized us  
in sports, a time when a player touches the ball and this leads to another player on the same team scoring a goal or point: Ozil has the most assists in the Premier League this season.
Translations of “assist”
in Korean 돕다…
in Arabic يُساعِد…
in French aider, assister…
in Turkish yardım etmek…
in Italian assistere, aiutare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幫助, 協助, 援助…
in Russian помогать…
in Polish pomagać, służyć pomocą…
in Spanish ayudar…
in Portuguese ajudar, auxiliar, assistir…
in German helfen…
in Catalan assistir, ajudar…
in Japanese (~を)手伝う, 援助する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 帮助, 协助, 援助…
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