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providing supplementary or additional help and support:an auxiliary nurse auxiliary airport staff (of equipment) held in reserve:the ship has an auxiliary power source (of troops) engaged in the service of a nation at war but not part of the regular army, and often of foreign origin. (of a sailing vessel) equipped with a supplementary engine.
noun (plural auxiliaries)
a person or thing providing supplementary or additional help and support:a nursing auxiliary there are two main fuel tanks and two auxiliaries North American a group of volunteers giving supplementary support to an organization or institution:members of the Volunteer Fire Department’s women’s auxiliary
) troops engaged in the service of a nation at war but not part of the regular army, and often of foreign origin.
Grammar an auxiliary verb. a naval vessel with a supporting role, not armed for combat.
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