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uh lee vee ay shuhn

  • n  the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
  • n  the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)

  • In the run-up to Liberia's 2005 general election, opposition leader Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf took her cue from Siakor and adopted forest protection, along with poverty alleviation, as .
  • Younger Evangelicals oppose abortion even more than their elders do, but they are also more likely to believe that the protection of the environment and the alleviation of poverty .
  • The poverty alleviation benefits are magnified when microloans are supplemented with savings and insurance products.
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  • Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Reduces Depression and Suicide Risk
    Neurological Wellness Center physicians report the alleviation of depression is a predictable outcome of perispinal Enbrel treatment for traumatic brain injury. There is now substantial and accumulating basic science and clinical evidence linking neuro-inflammation with severe depression. (PRWeb June 07, 2013) Read the full story at
    June 7, 2013 - PRWeb

  • Sean McCormack in Channel News Asia
    The issue of development and poverty alleviation around the world is too important to allow us to be distracted by these proceedings that are ongoing internally to the World Bank,McCormack said.
  • Angela Merkel in International Herald Tribune
    Merkel wrote that Germany, before the summit, put forward "a concept for action that foresees a short-term alleviation of the acute food situation, but also a long-term strategy to increase worldwide agricultural production."
  • Jimmy Carter in AFP
    To me, the most grievous circumstance is the maltreatment of the people in Gaza, who are literally starving and have no hope at this time,Carter told the liberal Haaretz newspaper. "They're being treated like savages. The alleviation of...

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