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assistant
American English: /əˈsɪstənt/
British English: /əˈsɪst(ə)nt/

Translation of assistant in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (in shop)
    dependiente, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)
    empleado, (-da) (masculine, feminine) (Latin America)
    Example sentences
    • The jobs on offer range from betting assistants to managers of off-course betting centres.
    • The company has taken on retail managers, cashiers and assistants and is already doing a roaring trade.
    • All hurling team managers, their assistants and parents are asked to attend.
    Example sentences
    • He went to work as an administrative assistant with a legitimate arms dealer but failed to impress.
    • She returned to the store and, with the help of a more sympathetic assistant, found a wig she liked.
    • The equally sheepish assistant fiddled with the mouse and looked blankly at the screen.
    1.2 (subordinate, helper) clerical assistant
    auxiliar administrativo, (-va) (masculine, feminine)
    managerial assistant
    1.3
    also: language assistant
    (British English) (in university)
    ayudante (masculine and feminine) or (Spain) lector, (-tora) (masculine, feminine)
    (in school)
    auxiliar (masculine and feminine) de lengua

adjective

  • (before noun)
    adjunto, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)

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