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English definition of “relieve”


verb [T] (LESSEN PAIN)   /rɪˈliv/
to make something bad or painful less severe : The addition to the school will relieve overcrowding . She was given morphine to relieve the pain . To relieve yourself is to excrete urine .
(Definition of relieve verb (LESSEN PAIN) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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