assistance / assistants

assistance / assistants
   Assistance is help or aid: the nurses gave assistance to the patients.
   Assistants are more than one assistant, a person who gives help: the emergency room assistants were ready to help anyone who came through the door. (See also patience and patients.)

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  • assistance / assistants —    Assistance is help or aid: the nurses gave assistance to the patients.    Assistants are more than one assistant, a person who gives help: the emergency room assistants were ready to help anyone who came through the door. (See also patience… …   Confused words

  • assistance — [ asistɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1422; de assister I ♦ Personnes réunies. ⇒ assemblée, foule. L assistance était clairsemée (cf. fam. Il y avait quatre pelés et un tondu). Sa conférence a charmé l assistance. ⇒ auditoire, public. Il y eut des protestations… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • assistance or assistants, court of — assistance, or (assistants) court of See Court of Assistants …   Black's law dictionary

  • assistance or assistants, court of — assistance, or (assistants) court of See Court of Assistants …   Black's law dictionary

  • assistance, court of — assistance, or (assistants) court of See Court of Assistants …   Black's law dictionary

  • assistance, court of — assistance, or (assistants) court of See Court of Assistants …   Black's law dictionary

  • assistants, court of — assistance, or (assistants) court of See Court of Assistants …   Black's law dictionary

  • assistants, court of — assistance, or (assistants) court of See Court of Assistants …   Black's law dictionary

  • assistance — assistants …   English homophone dictionary

  • ASSISTANCE — s. f. Présence. Dans ce sens, il n est guère usité qu en parlant de La présence d un officier public à quelque opération, ou de La présence d un ecclésiastique dans quelqu une des fonctions de son ministère. On lui donne tant pour son droit d… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

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