handmaiden Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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handmaidennoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhændˌmeɪ.dən/
(also handmaid) old use a ​femaleservant formal something, such as an ​idea, that ​helps and ​supports something ​else: Technique is the handmaiden of ​art.
(Definition of handmaiden from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “handmaiden”
in Chinese (Simplified) 女仆, 侍女, 起辅助(或支持)作用的事物…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女僕, 侍女, 起輔助(或支援)作用的事物…
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