how to pronounce relieve


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the above transcription of relieve is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

relieve is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of relieve in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… Mussolini who wanted to relieve Italy of …”

meaning of relieve

Relieve means to take away or lessen the severity of.

relieve frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word relieve occurs in english on average 4.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics relieve can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that relieve can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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