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aliviar

Translation of aliviar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 2 [familiar] (robar) See examples:aliviarle algo a alguien
    to relieve somebody of something
    [humorístico]
    to lift something from somebody
    [familiar]
    le aliviaron la cartera en el apretujón
    in the crush he got o was relieved of his wallet o he had his wallet lifted

also: aliviarse verbo pronominal

  • 2 (México) [familiar] [eufemístico] (parir) See examples: ¿cuándo te aliviaste?
    when was the happy event?
    [familiar] [eufemístico]
    when was the baby born?
Example sentences
  • La fluidez de su caudal aliviaría en gran medida el problema de la suciedad de su cauce.
  • Sin olvidar a Mulder, Scully se sintió un poco más aliviada.
  • El anestesiólogo hace mucho en esto para aliviar los dolores.

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