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- attendaunt (obsolete)
attendant (plural attendants)
- One who attends; one who works with or watches over something.
- Give your keys to the parking attendants and they will park your car for you.
- A servant or valet.
- (chiefly archaic) A visitor or caller.
- That which accompanies or follows.
- (law) One who owes a duty or service to another.
one who attends
servant, valet, domestic worker
visitor, visitant, patron, attendee, attender
- Going with; associated; concomitant.
- They promoted him to supervisor, with all the attendant responsibilities and privileges.
- 2012 November 13, European Court of Human Rights, Hristozov and others v. Bulgaria, number 47039/11 358/12, marginal 120:
- The applicants […] seek to argue that because of the dire prognosis attaching to their medical condition, they should have been allowed to assume the risks attendant on a potentially life‑saving experimental product.
- (law) Depending on, or owing duty or service to.
- the widow attendant to the heir
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Cowell to this entry?)
going with; associated; concomitant
- present participle of
- En attendant Patrick, j'ai croisé David.
- While waiting for Patrick, I ran into David.
- (Classical) IPA(key): /atˈten.dant/, [ät̪ˈt̪ɛn̪d̪än̪t̪]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /atˈten.dant/, [ɑt̪ˈt̪ɛn̪d̪ɑn̪t̪]