auxiliar

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auxiliar(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (providing additional support)
a. auxiliary
Se enviaron tropas auxiliares para repeler el ataque.Auxiliary troops were sent to repel the attack.
2. (education or legal)
a. assistant
El profesor titular está enfermo, así que hoy el profesor auxiliar dará la clase.The professor is sick, so today the assistant professor will teach the lesson.
3. (computing)
a. peripheral
La tablet no viene con elementos auxiliares como el ratón o el teclado.The tablet doesn't include peripheral elements such as a mouse or keyboard.
4. (grammar)
a. auxiliary
El verbo auxiliar suele preceder al verbo principal.The auxiliary verb usually precedes the main verb.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to succor)
a. to help
Enviamos refuerzos para auxiliar a nuestros soldados.We sent reinforcements to help our soldiers.
b. to assist
50 médicos voluntarios auxiliarán a las víctimas del huracán.50 volunteer doctors will assist the hurricane victims.
c. to attend
La víctima fue auxiliada por tres hombres que pasaban por el lugar.The victim was attended by three men who were passing by.
d. to aid
Los bomberos auxiliaron a la mujer atrapada en la casa en llamas.The firefighters aided the woman trapped inside the house on fire.
e. to give aid to
El gobierno auxilia a países del tercer mundo.The government gives aid to third-world countries.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
6. (aide)
a. assistant
A los auxiliares temporales les pagan por horas.Temp assistants are paid by the hour.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
7. (grammar)
a. auxiliary verb
El auxiliar se conjuga según el sujeto.The auxiliary verb is conjugated according to the subject.
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auxiliar
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. ((gen) &)
a. auxiliary
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (general)
a. assistant
auxiliar administrativoadministrative assistant
auxiliar de vueloflight attendant
3. (general)
a. auxiliary
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (general)
a. to assist, to help
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auxiliar
adjective
1 (Univ) assistant
2 (Lingüística) auxiliary
3 [+plantilla] ancillary
1 (subordinado) assistant
auxiliar administrativo administrative assistant
auxiliar de cabina steward/stewardess
auxiliar de clínica auxiliar de enfermería auxiliary nurse; nursing auxiliary; nurse's aide; (EEUU)
auxiliar de laboratorio lab assistant; laboratory assistant
auxiliar de vuelo steward/stewardess
auxiliar domiciliario domestic; home help; home helper; (EEUU)
auxiliar sanitario health worker
auxiliar técnico sanitario nurse
2 (Univ)
auxiliar de conversación conversation assistant
auxiliar de lengua inglesa English language assistant
3 (Dep) linesman; assistant referee
auxiliar técnico (Latinoamérica) (Dep) coach; trainer
auxiliar
transitive verb
1 (ayudar) to help; assist; [+agonizante] to attend
2 (Política) etc to aid; give aid to
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