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attendant

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 coming as a result
  • dreaded the coming flu season and the attendant flood of school absences

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2 present at the same time and place
  • the movie stars' divorce and the attendant press coverage about it

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attendant

noun

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1 one that accompanies another for protection, guidance, or as a courtesy
  • let the hotel attendant help them with their bags

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2 something that is found along with something else
  • disease is the inevitable attendant of poor sanitation

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The first known use of attendant was in the 14th century

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“Attendant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/attendant. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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