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relief

  
      n  
     (from worry, uncertainty, distress)    soulagement    m     
→ The news brought a sense of relief.        
That's a relief!      Quel soulagement!  
It's a great relief to be back.      C'est un grand soulagement que d'être de retour.  
to sb's relief, To my relief, he said yes.      À mon soulagement, il a dit oui.  
to breathe a sigh of relief      pousser un soupir de soulagement  
→ I breathed a sigh of relief when they finally left.        
→ Football fans across the nation will breathe a sigh of relief now England have gone through.        
     (from pain, suffering)    soulagement    m     
→ It was unbearably hot, but the cold drinks brought some relief.        
relief from sth      soulagement de qch  
lasting relief from the symptoms of hay fever      un soulagement durable des symptômes du rhume des foins  
    pain relief  
   light relief      diversion    f     
by way of light relief      pour faire diversion  
→ The incident provided some light relief from a debate dominated by boring politicians and sanctimonious academics.        
→ Perhaps what she really needs is a bit of light relief.        
   (=help, supplies)   secours    mpl     
emergency relief      secours d'urgence  
→ The government plans to begin emergency relief as soon as the country is cleared of troops.        
humanitarian relief      secours humanitaires  
→ We want to use those assets for humanitarian relief to get some food and medicine to these children.        
famine relief      aide aux victimes de la famine  
disaster relief      aide aux victimes de catastrophes  
     (MILITARY)  
[+guard]  
relève    f  
   (=raised pattern)  
in relief      en relief  
→ I used to have a globe of the world in relief.        
     (GEOGRAPHY)   relief    m     
    relief map  
      modif  
[convoy, truck, plane]  
humanitaire  
[effort, operation]   humanitaire  
    relief agency  
    relief fund  
    relief organization  
    relief work  
    relief worker  


bas-relief  
      n  
   (=technique of sculpture)   bas-relief    m  
   (=sculpture)   bas-relief    m     
→ ... columns decorated with bas-reliefs.        
      modif  
[design]  
en bas-relief  
→ ... a classic white bas-relief design.        
debt relief  
      n   allègement    m   de la dette   (du tiers-monde)     
→ they needed in aid, trade, debt relief and access to Western markets        
→ money freed up through debt relief has been spent on building schools        
disaster relief  
      n   (=aid)   aide    f   aux victimes de catastrophes  
→ The Red Cross were coordinating the disaster relief        
→ Charities want to move beyond providing emergency disaster relief        
pain relief  
      n   soulagement    m   de la douleur  
→ The first priority is to ensure effective pain relief.        
relief agency  
      n   organisation    f   humanitaire  
→ Relief agencies increased efforts to provide food and shelter.        
relief fund  
      n   caisse    f   de secours  
relief map  
      n   carte    f   en relief  
relief organization  
      n   organisation    f   humanitaire  
relief road  
      n     (British)   route    f   de délestage  
relief work  
      n   travail    m   humanitaire  
relief worker  
      n   travailleur (-euse)      m/f   humanitaire  
tax relief  
      n   dégrèvements    mpl   d'impôts  
→ You can get tax relief on your mortgage.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
soulagement
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délestage
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