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assistant

noun [C]
 
 
/əˈsɪstənt/
B1 someone whose job is to help a person who has a more important job: an administrative assistant assistant managerHelping and co-operatingOccupations and tradesHelpers and accomplicesPeople who help or serve people professionallyPeople who help or serve people professionallyHelpers and accomplices
a sales/shop assistant mainly UK A2 someone who helps customers in a shopHelping and co-operatingOccupations and tradesShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general
Translations of “assistant”
in Korean 비서…
in Arabic مُساعِد…
in Portuguese assistente…
in Catalan ajudant, -a…
in Japanese 助手, アシスタント…
in Italian assistente, aiutante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 助手, 幫手, 助理…
in Russian помощник…
in Turkish yardımcı, asistan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 助手, 帮手, 助理…
in Polish asystent/ka…
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