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noun British English pronunciation: help /help/
  1. 1
    [uncountable] the process of helping someone or what you do to help someone
    help with:

    Do you want some help with that?

    Police have appealed for help from anyone who may have information.

    We're very grateful for their help.

    get/find/seek help:

    They need to get help, don't they?

    You can get special help if somebody's disabled.

    help with:

    Molly now needs help with any heavy housework.

    with the help of:

    She'll survive with the help of her supporters.

  2. 2
    [singular/uncountable] a person or thing that helps

    You've been a real help to me, Carrie.

    Aircraft medical kits aren't much help in dealing with a collapsed lung.

    It's a great help to know I can rely on you.

    That information won't be of any help to them.

    A great help you've been (=no help at all)!

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