Definition of 'assistant'
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The shop assistant put it in a bag. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Her father was a postman and her mother worked as an assistant in a school canteen. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A personal assistant has to wait by the door and have the sunglasses and the shoes ready. The Sun (2016)In the new dossier is a video of an assistant manager at a top club accepting 5,000 in a dodgy deal. The Sun (2016)He had one of his assistants take a written message down to the bench, although that is not an offence. The Sun (2016) Shop assistants bark'And your email? Times, Sunday Times (2016)THE good news is that my digital personal assistant has found screening times for the film Snowden. Times, Sunday Times (2016)First, a research assistant placed an object in one of the two boxes, with a second person then moving the object to the other box. Smithsonian Mag (2017)She protested to three senior members of staff but they backed the checkout assistant. The Sun (2009)One male shop assistant was cruising up and down the store on a delivery trolley. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She then chats with her guests before leaving for work as a school assistant. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It charts what happens when an actress hires a pal to work as her personal assistant. The Sun (2014)One is a healthcare assistant who works all day dealing with bodily fluids. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Villa have been rightly protective of their assistant manager. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At least one assistant told me it was true. The Sun (2007)Three parents have become qualified teaching assistants at neighbouring schools. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The university research assistant is appealing for independent volunteers to witness his attempt. The Sun (2015) Teaching assistants just scooped it up from under me. The Sun (2013)She claims they had a studio assistant whose main job was folding the ends of loo rolls into points. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But a very helpful assistant explained clearly how to attach it and watched to make sure it was properly secured. The Sun (2011) Shop assistants may encourage you to use this form of payment if they feel you are unable to pay cash. Say Goodbye to Debt (1994)There may be differences in the ways people speak to their boss and the way they speak to a shop assistant. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)How trustworthy is your personal assistant? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Thousands of young people are turning their backs on shop assistants and instead using technology to ask their friends for advice from afar. Times, Sunday Times (2015)More than 600 students work as volunteer teaching assistants in local schools. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Teaching assistants work alongside teachers, helping pupils to get the most out of their learning. Times, Sunday Times (2015)At one stage, he pushed one of his assistants. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's almost like having a research assistant collecting and organizing stories. Christianity Today (2000)The assistant producer backs away, with a terrified look in his eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I then felt courageous enough to go to a department store and the assistants were really helpful. The Sun (2014)We learned how to be professors by spending time around professors, as students and then as assistant professors. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)The strain of trying to complete the Model while holding down his proper job as assistant military secretary was clearly proving too much. A Model Victory (2005)I'm now an assistant professor there. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'assistant'
British English: assistant /əˈsɪstənt/ NOUN
Someone's assistant is a person who helps them in their work.
...a research assistant.
- American English: assistant
- Arabic: مُسَاعِد
- Brazilian Portuguese: assistente
- Chinese: 助手
- Croatian: pomoćnik
- Czech: asistent
- Danish: assistent
- Dutch: assistent
- European Spanish: ayudante
- Finnish: avustaja
- French: assistant
- German: Assistent
- Greek: βοηθός
- Italian: assistente
- Japanese: 助手
- Korean: 조수
- Norwegian: assistent
- Polish: asystent
- European Portuguese: assistente
- Romanian: asistent
- Russian: помощник
- Spanish: ayudante
- Swedish: assistent
- Thai: ผู้ช่วย
- Turkish: yardımcı
- Ukrainian: помічник
- Vietnamese: trợ lý
Definition of assistant from the Collins English Dictionary
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