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assistance

noun [U] uk   us   /əˈsɪs.təns/
B2 help: The company needs more financial assistance from the government. A £1 billion investment would be of considerable assistance to the local economy. Can I be of any assistance (= can I help), madam? Teachers can't give pupils any assistance in exams.come to sb's assistance to help someone
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in Korean 지원, 보조…
in Arabic مُساعَدة…
in Portuguese assistência, ajuda…
in Catalan assistència, ajuda…
in Japanese 援助, 支援…
in Italian assistenza, aiuto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幫助, 協助, 援助…
in Russian помощь…
in Turkish yardım…
in Chinese (Simplified) 帮助, 协助, 援助…
in Polish pomoc…
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