from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An academic position that carries a stipend and usually involves part-time teaching or research, given to a qualified graduate student.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The occupation of being an assistant.
  • n. A position of employment as an assistant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office or position of assistant.


assistant +‎ -ship (Wiktionary)



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