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State and local government, with financial support from the federal government, should offer a program to educate and train foster children for employment and provide them with financial assistance, as needed, until they reach age 21.
Charles Bass

Meaning of "assistance" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ASSISTANCE

assistance  [əˈsɪstəns] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ASSISTANCE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Assistance is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ASSISTANCE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of assistance in the English dictionary

The definition of assistance in the dictionary is help; support. Other definition of assistance is the act of assisting.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ASSISTANCE


consistence
kənˈsɪstəns
desistance
dɪˈzɪstəns
desistence
dɪˈzɪstəns
distance
ˈdɪstəns
equidistance
ˌiːkwɪˈdɪstəns
existence
ɪɡˈzɪstəns
inconsistence
ˌɪnkənˈsɪstəns
inexistence
ˌɪnɪɡˈzɪstəns
insistence
ɪnˈsɪstəns
instance
ˈɪnstəns
irresistance
ɪrɪˈzɪstəns
nonexistence
ˈnɒnɪɡˈzɪstəns
nonresistance
ˌnɒnrɪˈzɪstəns
outdistance
ˌaʊtˈdɪstəns
persistence
pəˈsɪstəns
pre-existence
ˈpriːɪɡˈzɪstəns
resistance
rɪˈzɪstəns
self-existence
ˌsɛlfɪɡˈzɪstəns
subsistence
səbˈsɪstəns
substance
ˈsʌbstəns

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ASSISTANCE

assist
assistance dog
assistant
assistant editor
assistant judge
assistant librarian
assistant manager
assistant master
assistant mistress
assistant priest
assistant principal
assistant professor
assistant referee
assistant secretary
assistant teacher
assistantship
assisted dying
assisted living
assisted passage
assisted place

WORDS THAT END LIKE ASSISTANCE

acceptance
acquaintance
advance
amount of substance
antimicrobial resistance
capacitance
conductance
Constance
court of first instance
for instance
importance
inductance
inheritance
long-distance
reluctance
remittance
repentance
stance
the distance
the Resistance
walking distance

Synonyms and antonyms of assistance in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ASSISTANCE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «assistance» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of assistance

Translation of «assistance» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ASSISTANCE

Find out the translation of assistance to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of assistance from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «assistance» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

协助
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

asistencia
570 millions of speakers

English

assistance
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सहायता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُسَاعَدَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

помощь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

assistência
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সহায়তা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

assistance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bantuan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hilfeleistung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

援助
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

도움
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pitulungan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự hỗ trợ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உதவி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मदत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yardım
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

assistenza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pomoc
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

допомога
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ajutor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βοήθεια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bystand
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hjälp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

assistanse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of assistance

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ASSISTANCE»

The term «assistance» is very widely used and occupies the 3.730 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ASSISTANCE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «assistance» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «assistance» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about assistance

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10 QUOTES WITH «ASSISTANCE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word assistance.
1
Sal Albanese
By four years of age, the average child in a family receiving public assistance has heard about 13 million words, compared to 45 million for a child from a wealthier family. The disadvantages developed during their first four years are usually still present in high school.
2
Alexander Alekhine
Oh! this opponent, this collaborator against your will, whose notion of beauty always differs from yours and whose means are often too limited for active assistance to your intentions!
3
John Anderson
Look there are going to be, there are already adjustment processes in place but the point is that you'll actually make them work and get satisfactory outcomes if there's decent burden sharing along the way. If there's, if you like a proper transitional assistance.
4
Richard Armitage
You know, there's a real irony in U.S. assistance programs. First of all, I think it's misnamed. We're not so much trying to help people as we're trying to help ourselves. So let's be clear about this. So these are - in my view, they're cold calculations of national security and not aid programs.
5
Richard Armitage
U.S. assistance provides the Jordanian government needed flexibility to pursue policies that are of critical importance to U.S. national security and to foreign policy objectives in the Middle East.
6
Charles Bass
State and local government, with financial support from the federal government, should offer a program to educate and train foster children for employment and provide them with financial assistance, as needed, until they reach age 21.
7
William Bligh
This was the first day of our beginning to take up plants: we had much pleasure in collecting them for the natives offered their assistance and perfectly understood the method of taking them up and pruning them.
8
Kim Campbell
For people on social assistance, the loss of free dental care, prescription drugs and subsidized housing can greatly outweigh additional income from working. We've all heard the stories.
9
Robert Collier
Take the first step, and your mind will mobilize all its forces to your aid. But the first essential is that you begin. Once the battle is startled, all that is within and without you will come to your assistance.
10
Cat Cora
Following the devastating India Ocean tsunami of 2004, I founded Chefs for Humanity, modeled after Doctors Without Borders, but comprised of chefs. There wasn't anything out there like it, and there was a definite need for chefs to be able to offer assistance and aid.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ASSISTANCE»

Discover the use of assistance in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to assistance and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
On Assistance to the Poor
Sixteenth-century humanist Juan Luis Vives sought to find ways to alleviate the sufferings of the poor of Bruges, dealing with problems and presenting solutions that sound remarkably familiar to twentieth-century urban ears.
Juan Luis Vives, Alice Tobriner, 1999
2
International Humanitarian Assistance: Disaster Relief ...
The manuscript on which this book was based was awarded the 1991 Paul Reuter Prize by the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Peter MacAlister-Smith, 1985
3
The Ethics of Assistance: Morality and the Distant Needy
Presents the ideas of some of the leading moral and political philosophers on this important topic.
Deen K. Chatterjee, 2004
4
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS: Wellness/Enhancement ...
This landmark text discusses current issues and trends to help employee assistance and human resource professionals do their jobs better and help people live happier, more productive lives by providing them with the resources to deal with ...
Michael A. Richard, 2009
5
Strategic US Foreign Assistance: The Battle Between Human ...
Addressing several key themes and questions revolving around the complex nature of US foreign policy and human rights, this insightful book examines US foreign policy and human rights, as well as the evolution of US assistance, and includes ...
Rhonda L. Callaway, Elizabeth G. Matthews, 2008
6
Victim Assistance: Exploring Individual Practice, ...
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Thomas L. Underwood, PhD, Christine Edmunds, 2003
7
Employee Assistance Programs in South Africa
R Paul Maiden. Employee Assistance Programs in South Africa Edited by R. Paul Maiden Cover.
R Paul Maiden, 2014
8
Humanitarian Assistance in Disaster Situations: A Guide for ...
However, a hurried and misguided response may only contribute to chaos. This new guide contains practical advice and recommendations for effective emergency assistance in disaster situations.
‎1999
9
Disaster Assistance: Better Planning Needed for Housing ...
In 2005, Hurricanes Katrina & Rita destroyed thousands of homes & displaced over 1 million people.
David G. Wood, United States, Committee on Financial Service, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Senate, Committee on Homeland Security, Congress, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House, David G. Wood, 2007
10
Alaska Native Villages: Recent Federal Assistance Exceeded ...
This is a review of federal programs benefiting rural communities in Alaska -- especially federal programs benefiting Alaska Native villages.
William B. Shear, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ASSISTANCE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term assistance is used in the context of the following news items.
1
CADC to begin summer LIHEAP utility bill assistance in July
Central Arkansas Development Council will begin accepting applications for the summer regular Low Income Home Energy Assistance ... «THV 11, Jul 15»
2
FWPD looking for assistance identifying robbery suspect
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Fort Wayne police are looking for the public's assistance in identifying two men suspected of robbing a Dairy ... «21Alive, Jul 15»
3
St. Bernard offering low-income residents power bill assistance
No one can apply who has already received energy assistance through the program in the last six months. The program is for Entergy and ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
4
EU Assistance To Africa To Hit 1.1bn Euros In 2020
The European Commission on Monday announced a new funding for cooperation with the West African region, which covers a total of 1.15 ... «Leadership Newspapers, Jul 15»
5
Automotive Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Market …
In many ways, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are the first step on the road to semi-autonomous or fully-autonomous self-driving ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
6
Disaster Assistance Expands to Dallas After Floods
... be eligible for federal assistance. The assistance is only available for people affected by flooding beginning on May 5 through June 19, 2015. «NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, Jul 15»
7
State fire assistance sent to Asotin County
Washington State Patrol officials authorized state fire assistance for the Gilmore Gulch Fire in Asotin County Sunday afternoon. Two wildland ... «KREM.com, Jul 15»
8
Women accused of state assistance theft
The women, who come from Edinburg, Pharr and McAllen, combined to have allegedly bilked the state out of assistance funds including ... «Valley morning Star, Jul 15»
9
Roma People in Garmen Refuse Social Assistance
Two more houses are scheduled to be leveled on July 13, as reported by the Agency for Social Assistance to the Bulgarian Labor Ministry. «Novinite.com, Jul 15»
10
Police Seek Assistance To Locate Missing Desert Hot Springs Woman
Glenda Kay Newman, 69, of Desert Hot Springs, was last seen Saturday at 6:30 p.m. in Desert Hot Springs, police said. Newman was ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»

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