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(Definition of allay from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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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