Definition of 'auxiliary'
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Exactly the same process should be applied to medical and auxiliary staff. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He said that lumps of coal seen in images of the wreckage pointed to the ship having had an auxiliary steam engine. Times, Sunday Times (2015)At the time she was working as an auxiliary nurse but was in a difficult relationship and having to support her boyfriend. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now retired, she worked as a hospital auxiliary and admin office worker. The Sun (2014)There are men on this ward,' calls the female auxiliary nurse. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To afford it, she took a third job as a weekend nursing auxiliary - yet she was still at school. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'auxiliary'
British English: auxiliary NOUN
An auxiliary is a person who is employed to assist other people in their work.
Nursing auxiliaries provide basic care, but are not qualified nurses.
Definition of auxiliary from the Collins English Dictionary
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