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alleviate

verb [T] uk   us   /əˈliː.vi.eɪt/ formal
to make something bad such as pain or problems less severe: The drugs did nothing to alleviate her pain/suffering.
alleviation
noun [U] uk   us   /əˌliː.viˈeɪ.ʃən/
the alleviation of poverty
Translations of “alleviate”
in Vietnamese làm giảm…
in Spanish aliviar…
in Thai ทำให้บรรเทา…
in Malaysian melegakan…
in French soulager…
in German erleichtern…
in Chinese (Traditional) 減輕, 緩和,緩解…
in Indonesian meredakan, mengurangi…
in Russian облегчать…
in Turkish hafifletmek, etkisini azaltmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 减轻, 缓和,缓解…
in Polish łagodzić…
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