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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 PakistanTereek-e-eInsaf (PTI) government focused on short-term goals in its first year like poverty alleviation and provision of jobs to people, she added.
One of these was the recentlycompleted Murton Gap flood alleviation project, designed to manage the uncontrolled flow of surface water from the fields around Shiremoor, Monkseaton and Wellfield.
Dr Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, said on July 19.
The strategy was finalised in the first meeting of the Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division's (PASSD) Ehsaas Implementation Group chaired by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister and Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Chairperson Dr Sania Nishtar on Tuesday.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Sania Nishtar has expressed confidence that the efforts of government will pull the poor out of poverty towards prosperity.She said, 'Target of poverty alleviation will be achieved in collaboration with other social safety institutions.'
Dr Sania Nishtar assured that the poverty alleviation programs will be implemented with complete transparency.
Governments at all levels in this country are fixated on poverty alleviation, not wealth creation.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Social Protection & Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar while briefing the media termed the proposed poverty alleviation programme Ehsas in line with Prime Minister Imran Khan's vision.
PM issues policy statement on 'Ehsas' poverty alleviation programme
He said in his poverty alleviation program he will give more emphasis on countryside agricultural development and helping more of the fishermen and farmers especially in the hinterland villages of the province.
The Prime Minister has announced creation of a full-fledged Ministry of Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, incremental increase in allocations for poverty alleviation programme, enhancement of stipend for beneficiaries and creation of a database to know about income levels of people in different areas.