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"Abetted" is a form of "abet", a transitive verb which is often translated as "ser cómplice de". "Assisted" is a form of "assisted", an adjective which is often translated as "asistido". Learn more about the difference between "abetted" and "assisted" below.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to assist)
a. ser cómplice de
If your husband comes home and you don't call the police, you could be charged with abetting a criminal.Si su esposo vuelve a casa y usted no llama a la policía, podría ser acusada de ser cómplice de un criminal.
2. (to provoke)
a. instigar
This extreme publication is known for abetting hatred.Esta publicación extremista es conocida por instigar el odio.
b. inducir
Tomas is a good person; I feel that someone had to have abetted him to commit such an act.Tomás es una buena persona; siento que alguien tuvo que haberlo inducido a cometer tal acto.
c. incitar
We are a peaceful group, and we do not abet violence.Somos un grupo pacífico y no incitamos la violencia.
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assisted(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (aided)
a. asistido
Amanda, suffering from a painful, terminal illness, signed the papers requesting assisted suicide.Amanda, que sufría de una enfermedad terminal dolorosa, firmó los papeles para solicitar el suicidio asistido.
2. (subsidized)
a. subvencionado
Jimmy applied for assisted housing so he could afford to attend college away from his family.Jimmy solicitó una vivienda subvencionada para que poder costearse asistir a la universidad lejos de su familia.
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