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assist

verb [I/T]  us   /əˈsɪst/
to take action to help someone or support something: [T] The company said it would assist workers in finding new jobs. [I] No one knew where my grandfather was, and many came to assist in the search.
assistance
noun [U]  us   /əˈsɪs·təns/
With some financial assistance, we’ll be able to start our own business.
Translations of “assist”
in Arabic يُساعِد…
in Korean 돕다…
in Malaysian membantu…
in French aider, assister…
in Turkish yardım etmek…
in Italian assistere, aiutare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幫助, 協助, 援助…
in Russian помогать…
in Polish pomagać, służyć pomocą…
in Vietnamese hỗ trợ…
in Spanish ayudar…
in Portuguese ajudar, auxiliar, assistir…
in Thai ช่วย…
in German helfen…
in Catalan assistir, ajudar…
in Japanese (~を)手伝う, 援助する…
in Indonesian membantu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 帮助, 协助, 援助…
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