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assistance

noun [U]
 
 
/əˈsɪstəns/ formal
B2 help: financial/medical assistance Can I be of any assistance? (= Can I help you?) Helping and co-operating
Translations of “assistance”
in Korean 지원, 보조…
in Arabic مُساعَدة…
in Portuguese assistência, ajuda…
in Catalan assistència, ajuda…
in Japanese 援助, 支援…
in Italian assistenza, aiuto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幫助, 協助, 援助…
in Russian помощь…
in Turkish yardım…
in Chinese (Simplified) 帮助, 协助, 援助…
in Polish pomoc…
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