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aid

noun uk   us   /eɪd/
[U] help or support: He gets about with the aid of a walking stick. She went to the aid of a man trapped in his car. A woman in the street saw that he was in trouble and came to his aid.C1 [C] a piece of equipment that helps you to do something: teaching aids, such as books and videos A thesaurus is a useful aid to writing.C1 [U] help in the form of food, money, medical supplies, or weapons that is given by a richer country to a poorer country: The Vatican has agreed to donate $80,000 in humanitarian/emergency aid to countries affected by the war. About a fifth of the country's income is in the form of foreign/overseas aid.in aid of sb/sth C1 UK in order to collect money for a group of people who need it: a concert in aid of famine relief
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aid

verb [T] uk   us   /eɪd/
C1 to help: Huge projects designed to aid poorer countries can sometimes do more harm than good. His excuse for drinking brandy is that it's said to aid digestion.aid and abet sb specialized or humorous to help someone to do something illegal or wrong: Three auditors were accused of aiding and abetting the men charged with fraud.
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