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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 as·sis·tance /əˈsɪstən(t)s/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·sist·ance n.
 1. The act of assisting; help; aid; furtherance; succor; support.
    Without the assistance of a mortal hand.   --Shak.
 2. An assistant or helper; a body of helpers. [Obs.]
    Wat Tyler [was] killed by valiant Walworth, the lord mayor of London, and his assistance, . . . John Cavendish.   --Fuller.
 3. Persons present. [Obs. or a Gallicism]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or
           furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an
           assist with the housework"; "could not walk without
           assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered
           his help in unloading" [syn: aid, assist, help]
      2: a resource; "visual aids in teaching"; "economic assistance
         to depressed areas" [syn: aid, help]