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English definition of “alleviate”

alleviate

verb [T]
 
 
/əˈliːvieɪt/
to make problems or suffering less extreme: She's been given some tablets to alleviate the pain.Making things betterBecoming better
alleviation
 
 
/əˌliːviˈeɪʃən/ noun [U]
(Definition of alleviate from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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