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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance); The feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced.

Usage examples (35)
  • No doubt, the objective must be clear, that is, poverty alleviation in the country.
  • Not surprisingly, labour interests are focused on short-term alleviation of community problems in their own areas.
  • However, meaningful long-term alleviation to hunger is rooted in the alleviation of poverty, as poverty leads to hunger.
  • “Energy independence,” whether accurately or not, offers alleviation from a specific fear and a promise of abundance. for more
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