Meaning of “alleviate” in the English Dictionary

"alleviate" in British English

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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)

"alleviate" in American English

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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)