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British English: /rɪˈliːf/
American English: /rəˈlif/

Translation of relief in Italian:


  • 1 (from pain, distress, anxiety) (greatly) to my relief
    con mio (grande) sollievo
    it was a relief to them that … it was a relief to hear that, to see that …
    è stato un sollievo apprendere che, vedere che …
    to bring o give relief to somebody
    arrecare o dare sollievo a qualcuno
    to seek relief from depression in drink
    cercare sollievo contro la depressione nel bere
    that's a relief!
    è un sollievo! che sollievo!
  • 3 (help) famine relief
    aiuto alle vittime della carestia
    to come to the relief of somebody
    venire in aiuto o in soccorso di qualcuno
    to send relief to
    mandare aiuti a
    before n (operation)
    di soccorso
    (programme, project)
    di aiuti
  • 4 (American English) (in welfare work)
    pubblica assistenza (feminine)
    to be on relief
    percepire un sussidio statale


(Art, Architecture, Geography)
  • in relief to bring o throw something into relief
    mettere qualcosa in rilievo
    to stand out in (sharp) relief against
    spiccare (nettamente) rispetto a
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