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Her close aides have also caused friction. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His closest aides are similarly critical. Times, Sunday Times (2017)More than a dozen people have been arrested in the case, including ministers and presidential aides. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Government aides say that it is rarely applied. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Royal aides insisted the increased cost was justified by the number of official visits last year. The Sun (2006)Build up a rapport with them and their closest aides. The Sun (2011) Presidential aides have scouted about a dozen churches in this city looking for a good fit. Christianity Today (2000)But aides insisted he would not quit. The Sun (2013)At least that is how one of his closest aides put it to me. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It has left presidential aides sounding more than usually optimistic. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Aides insisted that he would leave his schedule unchanged. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One senior party aide had a blunt message for those who shared their contrition with him last week. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His aides insisted that it was. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At least 12 presidential aides are being held with him. Times, Sunday Times (2013)White House aides insisted that the speech would not be political. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One Scottish ministerial aide predicted that a string of government ministers and aides would resign as a result. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Throughout his absence aides have insisted that the President is still in charge and that business goes on. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A senior royal aide said yesterday that the plan had now been shelved. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One government aide said: 'She is feeling very silly today. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is a thrashing,' said a presidential aide. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Aides stressed that governments had, in the past, changed the tax regime to target bankers directly. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But the graduation requirement may be satisfied within the school by working as teacher's aides, library assistants or tutors. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)He suggested, with an irony apparent only to him and a few close aides, that there were more important things to worry about. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A close aide of the company's chief executive sits in on most of his meetings, almost certainly to report back. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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British English: aide NOUN
An aide is an assistant to someone who has an important job.
...a close aide to the Prime Minister.
Definition of aide from the Collins English Dictionary
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