relief

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈliːf/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪˈlif/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ri lēf)

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relief

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [pain, congestion, headache] relief
  2. relief [from, for] [pain]
  3. [pills, medicine, lotion] for [pain] relief
  4. [back, arthritis, neck] pain relief
  5. [disaster, flood, hurricane] relief
  6. [provide, offer, send] [disaster] relief
  7. [brings, gives] relief to [many, sufferers]
  8. desperately [require, need] relief
  9. felt [such, immense] relief on [seeing, finding out, learning]
  10. [breathed, gave, let out] a sigh of relief
  11. cried tears of relief
  12. the [news, decision, result] came as a relief
  13. what a relief!
  14. that's such a relief!
  15. it was a relief to [hear, see]
  16. it [offers, gives] (you) a sense of relief
  17. much to my relief (the noise stopped, he showed up)
  18. [throwing, bringing] it into stark relief
  19. the [high, low, raised] relief (of the sculpture)
  20. carved in relief
  21. the [outline, image, design] stands out in relief
n as adj
  1. relief [efforts, donations, food, blankets]
  2. relief [work, services, operations, volunteers, workers]
  3. the relief [manager, night watchman, staff]
  4. a relief [print, carving]
  5. relief [printing, printmaking]
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