paraprofessional


para·pro·fes·sion·al

noun \-prə-ˈfesh-nəl, -ˈfe-shə-nəl\

: a person whose job is to help a professional person (such as a teacher)

Full Definition of PARAPROFESSIONAL

:  a trained aide who assists a professional person (as a teacher or doctor)
paraprofessional adjective

Examples of PARAPROFESSIONAL

  1. There is at least one paraprofessional in each classroom.

First Known Use of PARAPROFESSIONAL

1965

para·pro·fes·sion·al

noun \-prə-ˈfesh-nəl, -ən-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PARAPROFESSIONAL

: a trained aide who assists a professional person (as a doctor)
paraprofessional adjective

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