monitrice


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Noun1.monitrice - an assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classesmonitrice - an assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classes
assistant, helper, help, supporter - a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
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Deux personnes ont trouve la mort quelques minutes apres l'explosion, une jeune monitrice de 24 ans, travaillant dans une autoecole situee au rez-de-chaussee de la maison mitoyenne a l'epicerie, egalement soufflee par la deflagration et un homme d'environ 65 ans qui traversait cette rue passante.
L'assistance a vu le temoignage de la comedienne Sonia, de la monitrice de plongee sous-marine, Samia Balistro, de l'agricultrice Houaria Boudia et de Dalila Aberkane, eleveur de betail.
When I began to teach in the department of Comparative Literature in 2005, my French was, by any measure, inadequate, and I began to work closely with a monitrice who began our sessions by informing me that literature professors are the worst language learners because we cannot loosen the grip of perfectionism, because we hate to appear foolish, because we cannot relax with the language.