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alleviateverb [T]

uk   /əˈliː.vi.eɪt/ us   /əˈliː.vi.eɪt/ formal
(Definition of alleviate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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alleviateverb [T]

us   /əˈli·viˌeɪt/
to make pain or problems less severe: The medicine did nothing to alleviate her discomfort.
(Definition of alleviate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “alleviate”
in Vietnamese làm giảm…
in Spanish aliviar, paliar…
in Malaysian melegakan…
in Thai ทำให้บรรเทา…
in French soulager…
in German erleichtern…
in Chinese (Traditional) 減輕, 緩和,緩解…
in Russian облегчать…
in Turkish hafifletmek, etkisini azaltmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 减轻, 缓和,缓解…
in Indonesian meredakan, mengurangi…
in Polish łagodzić…
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“alleviate” in British English

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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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