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assistantship

[uh-sis-tuh nt-ship] /əˈsɪs təntˌʃɪp/
noun
1.
a form of financial aid awarded to a student studying for a graduate degree at a college or university in which the student assists a professor, usually in academic or laboratory work.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; assistant + -ship
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