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relief

Definitions by Oxford


[rɪˈliːf], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a feeling of reassurance and relaxation following release from anxiety or distress
(e.g: much to her relief, she saw the door open)

- financial or practical assistance given to those in special need or difficulty
(e.g: raising money for famine relief)

- a person or group of people replacing others who have been on duty
(e.g: the relief nurse was late)

- the state of being clearly visible or obvious due to being accentuated
(e.g: the setting sun threw the snow-covered peaks into relief)


Phrases:
- in relief
- on relief

Origin:
late Middle English: from Old French, from relever ‘raise up, relieve’, from Latin relevare ‘raise again, alleviate’







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