Meaning of AUXILIARY in English

AUXILIARY

transcription, транскрипция: [ ɔ:ɡˈzɪljərɪ ]

adj. & n. --adj. 1 (of a person or thing) that gives help. 2 (of services or equipment) subsidiary, additional. --n. (pl. -ies) 1 an auxiliary person or thing. 2 (in pl.) Mil. auxiliary troops. 3 Gram. an auxiliary verb. øauxiliary troops Mil. foreign or allied troops in a belligerent nation's service. auxiliary verb Gram. one used in forming tenses, moods, and voices of other verbs. [L auxiliarius f. auxilium help]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.