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auxiliary

1. Nautical (of a sailing vessel) having an engine
2. Nautical
a. a sailing vessel with an engine
b. the engine of such a vessel
3. Navy a vessel such as a tug, hospital ship, etc., not used for combat
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[USPRwire, Wed Aug 07 2019] The global market for textile auxiliaries is estimated to be valued at nearly US$ 7,770 Mn in the year 2017.
[ClickPress, Wed Aug 07 2019] The global market for textile auxiliaries is estimated to be valued at nearly US$ 7,770 Mn in the year 2017.
A lot of these auxiliaries would have given anything to do their nurses training but because of family commitments were unable to do so, so they did all the courses available giving them more skills and enabling them to be of greater assistance to all qualified staff and enabling them to do what they had to do.
Throughout my travels for the past five years, I have learned quite a lot about local and state DAV and DAV Auxiliaries working together.
Dummy auxiliaries in first and second language acquisition.
The union is hoping for talks with the Government to avoid a strike, but local authorities have been busy training their auxiliaries to provide safety cover.
Founded in 1950, Junior Auxiliary is one of the more than 100 chapters of the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries of Greenville, Miss.
The first chapter defines auxiliaries and auxiliary verb constructions, thereby pointing out the gradient nature of the phenomenon and the corresponding difficulties that await the typologist in identifying and classifying a given complex verb construction.
Montreal--On the same day, two Montreal priests were appointed auxiliaries to the Archdiocese of Montreal.
I spent a week nosing around the auxiliary-equipment exhibits at NPE in Chicago, and I found auxiliaries as sophisticated as the primary machinery they serve.
The railroad brotherhoods and their women's auxiliaries, however, deployed a "respectable" style of manhood in their efforts to win train workers over to a temperate lifestyle.
Tackling the subject of volunteer auxiliaries is perilous.