- a person trained to assist a doctor, lawyer, teacher, or other professional, but not licensed to practice in the profession.
- of or relating to paraprofessionals.
Origin of paraprofessional
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Related Words for paraprofessionalbackup, servant, companion, collaborator, attendant, apprentice, temp, help, deputy, aide, follower, partner, subordinate, supporter, accomplice, coadjutor, abettor, henchman, adjunct, ally
Word Origin and History for paraprofessional
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