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alleviation

[ uh-lee-vee-ey-shuhn ]
/ əˌli viˈeɪ ʃən /
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noun

the act of alleviating.
something that alleviates or palliates.

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Origin of alleviation

1615–25; <Medieval Latin alleviātiōn- (stem of alleviātiō), equivalent to alleviāt(us) (see alleviate) + -iōn--ion
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