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Serving as a reserve or backup to someone or something
“I love working with people, and while I enjoyed my time as an auxiliary nurse, I was keen to develop my skills further.”
Serving in a supporting role to someone or something
“It has been suggested that a somewhat similar plan might be adopted in regard to the auxiliary forces generally.”
Lower in rank, status or importance
“In this case, recognition may be requested through a separate procedure, either as a principal or as an auxiliary matter.”
Additional, but typically subordinate, in nature or function
Naturally accompanying or associated
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Being a minor or insignificant accompaniment to something else
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Serving as an effective means of pursuing an aim or goal
An assistant or backup to a higher-ranking person
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“He served as an auxiliary to the late Archbishop Francis J. Furey for 8 years.”
A person that is an ally of, or supports, a person or cause
“He served as an auxiliary to the early missionaries in the task of spreading the word of God throughout the length and breadth of Igbo land.”
A thing that is added or attached to something larger or more important
Something made (perhaps incidentally) during the production of something else
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A verb that accompanies the main verb in a clause in order to make distinctions in tense, mood
Remaining, or in addition
On top of one or ones previously referred to
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