paraprofessional(redirected from paraprofessionals)
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A trained worker who is not a member of a given profession but assists a professional.
Of or performing the work of a paraprofessional.
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designating a person who is not fully qualified in a profession, but who helps qualified professionals with their work
a paraprofessional person
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par•a•pro•fes•sion•al(ˌpær ə prəˈfɛʃ ə nl)
1. a person trained to assist a doctor, lawyer, teacher, or other professional.adj.
2. of or pertaining to paraprofessionals.
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|Noun||1.||paraprofessional - a trained worker who is not a member of a profession but who assists a professional|
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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