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Definition of "helpful" []

  • Providing assistance; useful. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "helpful" in a sentence
  • ""helpful visitors 'yahooBuzzArticleHeadline ='" helpful visitors\ ''; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: Once the companies left with the good jobs: the American worker, now is forced to seek the jobs that have always been left to our \'helpful visitors\'."
  • "It is true that many people diagnosed with a so-called "mental illness" find the label helpful, allowing them to see their difficulties on a par with a physical illness, to be recognised and treated."
  • "BEIJING (Reuters) - China's push to reduce growing greenhouse gas pollution is impressive but the "juggernaut" nonetheless faces a daunting rise in emissions, the top U.S. climate change envoy said after what he called helpful talks."