Share this entry

Share this page

aliviar

Translation of aliviar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 2 [familiar/colloquial] (robar) aliviarle algo a algn to relieve sb of sth [humorístico/humorous], to lift sth from sb [familiar/colloquial] le aliviaron la cartera en el apretujón in the crush he got o was relieved of his wallet o he had his wallet lifted

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (aliviarse)

  • 2 (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] [eufemístico/euphemistic] (parir) ¿cuándo te aliviaste? when was the happy event? [familiar/colloquial], [eufemístico/euphemistic], when was the baby born?

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day arpa
f‡
harp …
Cultural fact of the day

Radio broadcasting in Spain began in the 1920s. The state-run Radio Nacional de España (RNE) was established during the Civil War. There are many private radio stations and they compete fiercely. Radio personalities are paid huge salaries, out of which they employ the staff for their programs.