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auxiliary

adjective

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available to supply something extra when needed
  • the auditorium has an auxiliary cooling system used only on particularly sweltering days

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auxiliary

noun

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

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“Auxiliary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/auxiliary. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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