Meaning of “attendant” in the English Dictionary

"attendant" in British English

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attendantnoun [ C ]

uk /əˈten.dənt/ us /əˈten.dənt/


uk /əˈten.dənt/ us /əˈten.dənt/ formal

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.

present with someone to help them, or present at an event, place, etc.:

attendant staff
the attendant crowd/fans

(Definition of “attendant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"attendant" in American English

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attendantnoun [ C ]

us /əˈten·dənt/

someone whose job is to help others in a particular place or situation:

a gas station/parking lot attendant

(Definition of “attendant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)