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Definition of the noun alleviation
What does alleviation mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: alleviations
- the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
- the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of alleviation: easement / easing / relief
- more generic words: decrease / diminution / reduction / step-down = the act of decreasing or reducing something
- more specific words:
- spasmolysis = the relaxation or relief of muscle spasms
- detente = the easing of tensions or strained relations
- palliation = easing the severity of a pain or a disease without removing the cause
- liberalisation / liberalization / relaxation = the act of making less strict
- decompressing / decompression = relieving pressure
Alternative definition of the noun alleviation
- the act of alleviating; relief or mitigation
- the act of reducing pain or anything else unpleasant; easement
"Alleviation" is a composition.
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by Neil Strachan, Tim Foxon, Junitso Fujino
For poor nations, poverty alleviation is the main policy driver, although changes in livelihood strategies are driven by a range of factors. Using a case study, direct and indirect adaptation is examined with reference to the specific livelihoods of ...
by E. Philip English, Harris M. Mule
Poverty alleviation is a theme of then and now, but in quite different ways.
Beyond Conditionality by Howard White, A. Geske Dijkstra
This rationale is captured in the Dutch guidelines on BS, which state that sectoral BS is a spe— cific form of programme aid in which, in contrast to regular programme aicl, poverty alleviation is the main policy aim (MFA, 1996). As for IS, the ...
People, Places and Participation by Susan Buckingham-Hatfield, Susan Percy
Poverty alleviation is the aim, Africa is the priority, and improvements to water, health and education are the mechanisms. One can be excused for thinking that one can detect the traces of a commitment to sustainability! However, the MAI ...
The Basal Ganglia II (2013)
Structure and Function—Current Concepts by Malcolm B. Carpenter, A. Jayaraman
The structure responsible for tremor alleviation is the ventral part of the Wim and not in the WL. Also the VL is considered as a structure for rigidity relief, in which the pallidal efferents terminate. These two structures, Wim and WL, situating ...
by Howard Stein, Amal Hassan Fadlalla
Poverty alleviation Means testing and anti-social protection Most work on 4 African poverty, gender and insecurity.
Reducing the vulnerability of Central America to natural disasters by improving agriculture and natural resource management
Rural poverty alleviation is a pre-condition to achieve better natural resource management and therefore a more-equitable and sustainable rural development in the region. Regional investment to reduce rural poverty should always be ...
The Transition and Beyond by N. A. Barr
Poverty alleviation is a clear imperative, both for political reasons and for maintaining human capital; it is particularly important in countries which inherited a very low standard of living or where the stabilization or supply shocks have been ...
by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Notwithstanding these caveats, the fundamental question concerning the economic utility of further investments in irrigation development as a means towards rural development and poverty alleviation is an important one. At least two ...
Resource-Based Industries and Poverty Alleviation by United Nations Publications
The linking factor between a high growth rate and poverty alleviation is the extent of employment generation. Therefore, a high growth rate is essential for the reduction of poverty. As the greater proportion of the rural people in ...
Proceedings of the Forum International at the Reisepavillon, 2002 by Burghard Rauschelbach
The poverty alleviation is the thrust in nation plan focusing on women, low caste deprived people and indigenous citizens. The National Planning Commission ( NPC) has a strong influence on tourism policy, tourism is included as a major ...
by K.R. Gupta & Amita Gupta
established in 1954, works under the Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation. It is mainly concerned with technology transfer, experimentation, ...
Special training / orientation programmes are organised by Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation, Government of...
Furthermore, BNPS is successful through its mobilization and different activism by creating different networks towards structural transformation rather then welfare and service providing for poverty alleviation to poverty eradication. Poverty ...
by Philip D. Morehead
comfort, alleviation (see RELIEF); assistance, welfare, AID; SUBSTITUTION, substitute; projection, CONVEXITY. RELIEF Alleviation Nouns—1, relief, deliverance, easement, ...
high lactase activity, treatment of lactose intolerance, production of bacteriocins Alleviation of lactose intolerance symptoms Lb. rhamnosus GG (ATCC 53013) Prevention of antibioticassociated diarrhea, treatment and prevention of rotavirus ...
by Donald Rutherford
alleviation. (O2). A DEVELOPMENT strategy of softening POVERTY, not eliminating it; for example, by giving every child primary education and every mother health care. allocative. efficiency. (M2). The selection offactor inputs which minimizes ...
by Moselio Schaechter
Control and Alleviation of Restriction Control of Gene Expression The control of restriction activity is critical ...
by John M. Herrick, Paul H. Stuart
The nation's poverty alleviation strategy is now anchored on laborforce participation, designed to ...
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Scrabble value of A1L1L1E1V4I1A1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 11-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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