allay Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"allay" in British English

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allayverb [T]

uk   us   /əˈleɪ/ formal
If you allay a ​strongemotionfelt by someone, such as ​fear or ​worry, you ​cause them to ​feel it less or to ​feelcalm again: The ​government is ​trying to allay ​public fears/​concern about the ​spread of the ​disease.
(Definition of allay from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"allay" in American English

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allayverb [T]

 us   /əˈleɪ/
to make a ​negativeemotion less ​strong or a ​problem less ​difficult: I was ​nervous, but ​seeing her allayed my ​fears.
(Definition of allay from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “allay”
in Spanish calmar, aliviar…
in Vietnamese làm dịu…
in Malaysian mengurangkan…
in Thai บรรเทา…
in French modérer…
in German verringern…
in Chinese (Simplified) 减轻,缓解(担忧、恐惧等)…
in Indonesian mengurangi, menghilangkan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 減輕,緩解(擔憂、恐懼等)…
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