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relievo

[ ri-lee-voh, ril-yev-oh ]
/ rɪˈli voʊ, rɪlˈyɛv oʊ /
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noun, plural re·lie·vos.

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Origin of relievo

1615–25; <Italian rilievorelief2, derivative of rilevare to raise <Latin relevāre;see relieve
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British Dictionary definitions for relievo

relievo
/ (rɪlˈjeɪvəʊ, rɪˈliːvəʊ) /

noun plural -vos

another name for relief (def. 9)
from Italian, literally: raised work
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