auxiliary verb

noun

Definition of auxiliary verb

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: a verb (such as have, be, may, do, shall, will, can, or must) that is used with another verb to show the verb's tense, to form a question, etc.

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“Auxiliary verb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/auxiliary%20verb. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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