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English definition of “let-up”

let-up

noun [C usually singular]     /ˈlet.ʌp/ US  /ˈlet̬-/ informal
a pause or reduction in something, usually something bad : The airline authorities are not expecting a let-up in delays (= are not expecting delays to stop ) for the rest of the summer .Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strongBecoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
(Definition of let-up noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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