Definition Relief

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Definition

a relief: a reduction of stress or a worry
noun
It's a relief that you're home.

to relieve: to reduce, to lessen; to free from pain, anxiety, or distress
verb
It relieves me to know that I hadn't lost my passport.

Examples

  • "We're going to be installing a new video conferencing system next month, and it would be a huge relief if we could find ourselves a single, highly-trained professional rather than another team of bumbling morons, like last time."

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