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English definition of “aid”

aid

verb [T]     /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.Helping and co-operating aid and abet sb specialized or humorous to help someone to do something illegal or wrong: Three tax inspectors were accused of aiding and abetting the men charged with fraud.Helping and co-operatingObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantDisobedientBad and wrong behaviour
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