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relevar

  
      vt  
1      (Mil)  
  [+guardia]  
to relieve  
  [+colega]  
to replace, substitute for  
relevar la guardia      to relieve the guard  
2    (=destituir)  
relevar a algn de un cargo      to remove sb from office  
ser relevado de su mando      to be relieved of one's command  
3    (=dispensar)  
relevar a algn de una obligación      to relieve sb of a duty, free sb from an obligation  
relevar a algn de hacer algo      to free sb from the obligation to do sth  
relevar a algn de la culpa      to exonerate sb, free sb from blame  
4      (Téc)   to emboss
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

revelar, relegar, revolear, relé

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to change guard
exp.
to relieve the guard
exp.
to relieve sb of a duty
exp.
free sb from blame
exp.
to exonerate sb
exp.
to remove sb from office
exp.
to free sb from the obligation to do sth
exp.
free sb from an obligation
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'relevar' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
relevar la guardia
exp.
relevar a algn de su cargo (provisionalmente)
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"relevar": examples and translations in context
Tocar un instrumento puede relevar mucho estrés. Playing an instrument can relieve a lot of stress.
Decidí relevar mi guardia por unas horas. Decided to relieve my guy for a few hours.
Pueden relevar a los otros ellos no han dormido en días. You can take over from the others who haven't slept for days.
Si usted quiere relevar a Lee, según las estructuras... necesita destituirlo como Comisario Interino. If you want to take over from Lee, according to the structure, you need to dismiss him as Acting Commissioner.
Esta hembra está volviendo para relevar a su pareja. This female is returning to relieve her partner.
La gente entonces pensaba en términos de reparto del trabajo para relevar el desempleo. People were then thinking in terms of work sharing to relieve unemployment.
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