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assistant

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a person who helps a more skilled person
  • the chief assistant to the director

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adjective

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The first known use of assistant was in the 15th century

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“Assistant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/assistant. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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