relief

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  • Info Relief, formerly known as Panorama, is a public affairs newsmagazine series in Canada, airing nightly in Ontario on TFO, the Franco-Ontarian public television network.
  • Other programs offer a variety of relief efforts and services throughout the world.
  • He organized the resources of the church into an administration for general relief.
  • A great deal of international relief was sent to the nation.
  • One of the proposed ways to help poor countries has been debt relief.
  • The relief is now in a bad state and known only from old copies.
  • These were completed to provide traffic relief during road work.
  • In many cases long term relief is required after an emergency.
  • They may be left plain, or they may be carved in low relief.
  • Her husband moved his small army quickly to her relief although outnumbered by some five to one.
  • It works to provide disaster relief and promote human rights and social justice around the world.
  • It is also involved in short-term relief.
  • This is the greatest local relief difference in the state.
  • The relief fleet, en route, on hearing of the island's loss, turned back.
  • Personal applications for out-door relief are then heard. Cited from Hodge and His Masters, by Richard Jefferies
  • And during the Depression, it gave some relief to communities located on the highway.
  • Two or perhaps even three reliefs are showing the standing king and some of his officials.
  • K2 is notable for its local relief as well as its total height.
  • Their generous use of it was actually intended as a source of comic relief.
  • He created a system of state-supported poor relief, one of the first of its kind in the late medieval world.
  • The overall process is not profitable, but does provide some cost relief.
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Words starting with relief

Meaning of relief

  • noun The feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
    as he heard the news he was suddenly flooded with relief
  • noun The condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)
    he enjoyed his relief from responsibility, getting it off his conscience gave him some ease
  • noun (law) redress awarded by a court
    was the relief supposed to be protection from future harm or compensation for past injury?
  • noun Assistance in time of difficulty
    the contributions provided some relief for the victims
  • noun Aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped
    he has been on relief for many years
  • noun Sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
  • noun The act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged
    he asked for troops for the relief of Atlanta