assistance

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noun as·sis·tance \ə-ˈsis-tən(t)s\

Definition of assistance

  1. :  the act of helping or assisting someone or the help supplied :  aid financial and technical assistance Can I be of any assistance? [=can I help you?]

Examples of assistance in a Sentence

  1. Any assistance you can give me would be appreciated.

  2. I'll be happy to provide you with whatever assistance you may need.

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Origin and Etymology of assistance

see 1assist



ASSISTANCE Defined for Kids

assistance

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noun as·sis·tance \ə-ˈsi-stəns\

Definition of assistance for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of helping I need assistance in moving the boxes.

  2. 2 :  the help given financial assistance



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