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- (RP) IPA(key): /ɔːkˈsɪljəɹi/, IPA(key): /ɔːkˈsɪliəɹi/, IPA(key): /ɔːkˈsɪləɹi/
- (GenAm) IPA(key): /ɔɡˈzɪljəɹi/, IPA(key): /ɔɡˈzɪliɛɹi/, IPA(key): /ɔgˈzɪləɹi/
- (cot-caught merged) IPA(key): /ɑɡˈzɪljəɹi/, IPA(key): /ɑɡˈzɪliɛɹi/, IPA(key): /ɑgˈzɪləɹi/
auxiliary (not comparable)
- Helping; giving assistance or support.
- auxiliary troops
- Supplementary or subsidiary.
- Held in reserve for exceptional circumstances.
- (nautical) Of a ship, having both sails and an engine.
- (grammar) Relating to an auxiliary verb.
helping; giving assistance or support
supplementary or subsidiary
held in reserve for exceptional circumstances
relating to an auxiliary verb
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auxiliary (plural auxiliaries)
- A person or group that acts in an auxiliary manner.
- A sailing vessel equipped with an engine.
- (grammar) An auxiliary verb.
- A marching band colorguard.
person or group that acts in an auxiliary manner