adjective see relieve

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Relievable — Re*liev a*ble (r? l?v ? b l), a. Capable of being relieved; fitted to recieve relief. Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • relievable — rə̇ˈlēvəbəl adjective : capable of being relieved relievable wrongs …   Useful english dictionary

  • relievable — See relieve. * * * …   Universalium

  • relievable — rɪ lɪːvÉ™bl adj. can be lessened, can be alleviated, can be eased …   English contemporary dictionary

  • relievable — re·liev·able …   English syllables

  • relieve — relievable, adj. relievedly /ri lee vid lee/, adv. /ri leev /, v., relieved, relieving. v.t. 1. to ease or alleviate (pain, distress, anxiety, need, etc.). 2. to free from anxiety, fear, pain, etc. 3. to fr …   Universalium

  • irrelievable — /ir i lee veuh beuhl/, adj. not relievable; incapable of being relieved. [1660 70; IR 2 + RELIEVABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • relieve — verb (relieved; relieving) Etymology: Middle English releven, from Anglo French relever to raise, relieve, from Latin relevare, from re + levare to raise more at lever Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to free from a burden ; give aid or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • United Kingdom corporation tax — Throughout this article, the unqualified term pound and the £ symbol refer to the United Kingdom pound. Taxation in the United Kingdom This article is part of the series: Politics and government of the United Kingdom Central government …   Wikipedia

  • Accounting period — An accounting period is a period with reference to which United Kingdom corporation tax is charged. [Section 12 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988] It helps dictate when tax is paid on income and gains. An accounting period begins… …   Wikipedia

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