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English definition of “assistant”

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
(Definition of assistant noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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