(also resident assistant)
(In a college or university) a student who is responsible for supervising and assisting other, typically younger, students who live in the same residence hall: the hall houses a bilingual resident adviser and up to fifty students
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- In tears, she went to her resident assistant.
- Kids ran rampant through the halls; the resident assistants didn't know what to do with themselves.
- According to Garneau, a resident assistant had removed all of the fliers within less than two hours.