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helpmates

noun
plural of helpmate

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1 a person who helps a more skilled person
  • after several years as a photographer's helpmate, the young man decided to pursue his own ambitions in commercial photography

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2 a female partner in a marriage
  • the man and his helpmate of 50 years decided that it was high time they took a trip around the world together

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“Helpmates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/helpmates. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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