1. giving assistance; aiding; helping
1. I am the apprentice the the firm's chief lawyer, and attend on him in an auxiliary capacity.
2. additional; subsidiary; secondary
2. The material for this German course consists of a workbook, a CD, and other auxiliary materials.
auxilium (aid, help, support) (Latin)
1 auxiliary workers provide additional help for another group of workers * an auxiliary nurse * auxiliary staff 2 an auxiliary motor, piece of equipment etc. is kept ready to be used if the main one stops working properly * an auxiliary power supply * auxiliary equipment