Business Dictionary :
Assist, Assistance and Assistant
Assist : verb : to help
• Can you assist the stock controller in counting the stock?
• He assists me with my income tax returns.
NOTE : You assist someone in doing something or with something.
Assistance : noun : help
Financial Assistance = help in the form of money
NOTE : no plural
Assistant : noun : person who helps or a clerical employee
Personal Assistant = secretary who also helps the boss in various ways
Shop Assistant = person who serves the customers in a shop
Assistant Manager = person who helps a manager
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