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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (alleviation)
a. relief
¡Qué alivio sentí cuando me quité esos zapatos tan apretados!What a relief it was when I took off those tight shoes!
2. (feeling)
a. relief
Verte llegar sano y salvo fue un gran alivio.Seeing you arrive safe and sound was a huge relief.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. relief
de aliviodreadful
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1 (consuelo) relief
es un gran alivio haber aprobado por fin it's a great relief to have passed at last; I'm relieved that I've passed at last
es un alivio saber que nadie haya aprobado
¡qué alivio! what a relief!; dio un suspiro de alivio he gave a sigh of relief
2 [de un dolor]
los paños calientes le servirán de alivio the hot towels will ease o relieve his pain; ¡que siga el alivio! I hope you continue to improve!
los nietos son el mejor alivio para su tristeza
3 (España)
de alivio awful; frightful; me dio un susto de alivio he gave me an awful fright
alivio de luto half-mourning
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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