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Noun: assistant  u'sis-tunt
  1. A person who contributes to the fulfilment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    "my invaluable assistant";
    - helper, help, supporter, aid
Adjective: assistant  u'sis-tunt
  1. Of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
    - adjunct

Derived forms: assistants

See also: low-level, subordinate, subsidiary

Type of: worker

Encyclopedia: Assistant