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resident adviser Syllabification: res·i·dent ad·vis·er
(also resident assistant)

Definition of resident adviser in English:

noun

US
(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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  • You may want to involve a resident advisor for the dorm in this discussion.
  • For two years, the university paid his room and board because he was a resident advisor.
  • They also train student resident advisers in all topics, from spotting signs of depression and suicidal tendencies to helping victims of sexual assault and approaching someone with an eating disorder.

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