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alleviate

 [ah-le´ve-āt]
to cause the lessening or disappearance of a patient's problem.

alleviate

verb A popular, non-medical term meaning to reduce pain or provide comfort. Medical equivalents include: relieve, palliate, ameliorate.

alleviate

(ă-lē′vē-āt″) [L. alleviare, to lighten]
To lessen the effect of.
alleviation (-lē″vē-ā′shŏn)

Alleviate

To make something easier to be endured.
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The Environment Agency and Northumberland County Council will be there to talk about the flood alleviation scheme and its benefits, showcase their work in Morpeth and give demonstrations.
Around 30,000 families will benefit from Wanda's assistance in education and industry, which basically covers a substantial portion of the poorest and significantly aids in overall poverty alleviation.
The Ambassador applauded the Chairman BISP for his efforts towards poverty alleviation in Pakistan.
Cabinet member Cllr Mike Priestly, speaking on behalf of Environment portfolio holder Cllr David Cowans, said: "We are not asking for any extra money as 85% of the project costs are funded by Welsh Government who have approved all variations and 15% is from Conwy's flood alleviation fund.
Coun Morgan said: "As a council we are doing all we can to implement this extensive flood alleviation scheme.
A high concentration of landownership is a major constraint to agricultural growth and alleviation of poverty.
If we lose the alleviation scheme, the implications for this town are quite devastating.
Data on and trends in social services and poverty alleviation programmes for the centre and states was examined using social sector expenditures as a portion of gross domestic product or gross state domestic product, as percentage of aggregate budget expenditures, and as real per capita expenditures, as needed, and this data was compared with data from other countries and international norms.
The sources in the Economic Coordination Committee of the Federal Cabinet also confirmed that an amount of more than Rs 565 billion was used on the projects other than poverty alleviation.
Comparison between Self-hypnosis, Masking and Attentiveness for Alleviation of Chronic Tinnitus.
Recognition and alleviation of pain in laboratory animals.
The study showed that there was an overall reduction in the median time to symptom alleviation in healthy adults by 0A[cedilla]57 days (95% CI -1A[cedilla]07 to -0A[cedilla]08; p=0A[cedilla]02; 2701 individuals) with Zanamivir, and 0A[cedilla]55 days (95% CI -0A[cedilla]96 to -0A[cedilla]14; p=0A[cedilla]008; 1410 individuals) with Oseltamivir.