Entry from US English dictionary
(also resident assistant)
Definition of resident adviser in English:
(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
More example sentences
- 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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