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attendant

noun [C] uk   /əˈten.dənt/ us  
someone whose job is to be in a place and help visitors or customers: a cloakroom/museum attendantPeople who help or serve people professionallyHelpers and accomplices someone whose job is to travel or live with an important person and help him or her: The Prince was followed by his attendants.People who help or serve people professionallyHelpers and accomplices

attendant

adjective uk   /əˈten.dənt/ formal us  
coming with a stated thing or resulting from it: debt and its attendant problems There are too many risks attendant on such a large investment of money.Occurring and happening present with someone to help them, or present at an event, place, etc.: attendant staff the attendant crowd/fansPresentAvailable and accessibleUnavailable and inaccessible
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