Definition of 'alleviate'
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She is a good, kind, gentle soul who worked to alleviate the suffering of her neighbours. HIDING FROM THE LIGHT (2003)I'd kick its solid rubber wheels, homing on their details to alleviate the distress. WHITE LIES (2003)And it had better alleviate the situations of Hyde and my niece or you will all three have been wasting my precious time! THE LAST RAVEN (2003)
Rio de Janeiro's legendary traffic had prompted the authorities to take drastic action to alleviate the worst of the congestion. THE RHYTHM SECTION (2003)
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Translations for 'alleviate'
British English: alleviate VERB
If you alleviate pain, suffering, or an unpleasant condition, you make it less intense or severe.
Nowadays, a great deal can be done to alleviate back pain.
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