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auxiliaryadjective

 us   /ɔɡˈzɪl·jə·ri/
giving ​help or ​support, esp. to a more ​importantperson or thing: The ​hospital has an auxiliary ​powersupply in ​case of a ​powerfailure.
(Definition of auxiliary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"auxiliary" in British English

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auxiliaryadjective

uk   /ɔːɡˈzɪl.i.ə.ri/  us   /ɑːɡˈzɪl.i.er.i/

auxiliarynoun

uk   /ɔːɡˈzɪl.i.ə.ri/  us   /ɑːɡˈzɪl.i.er.i/
(Definition of auxiliary from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"auxiliary" in Business English

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auxiliaryadjective

uk   us   /ɔːɡˈzɪliəri/
used in ​addition to the ​mainteam, ​organization, ​system, etc. in ​order to give ​extrahelp and ​support: auxiliary staff/police/nurses About 4800 unarmed auxiliary ​policeofficerswork on a ​volunteerbasis with the New York Police Department.

auxiliarynoun [C]

uk   us   /ɔːɡˈzɪliəri/ WORKPLACE
an ​employee, volunteer (= someone who ​works without ​pay), or ​organization whose ​job is to give ​extrahelp or ​support: hospital auxiliaries
(Definition of auxiliary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “auxiliary”
in Spanish auxiliar…
in Vietnamese bổ trợ…
in Malaysian tambahan…
in Thai เสริม, หนุน…
in French auxiliaire…
in German Hilfs-……
in Chinese (Simplified) 辅助的…
in Turkish yardımcı, yardım eden…
in Russian дополнительный…
in Indonesian darurat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輔助的…
in Polish pomocniczy…
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