assistant · noun C /əˈsɪs.tənt/Full view
a sales/shop assistant
A2 someone who helps customers in a shop
Dictionary example:

The sales assistant persuaded me to buy them.

Learner example:

I want [to do] this course because it can help me to get [a] job as a shop assistant. (Skills for Life (Entry 2); A2; Thai)

B1 someone whose job is to help a person who has a more important job
Dictionary examples:

an administrative assistant

an assistant editor/manager

Learner example:

He went to take the bag from his assistant. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Malay)

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