relief+from+distress

  • 1 Royal Commission on the Poor Laws and Relief of Distress 1905-09 — The Royal Commission on the Poor Laws and Relief of Distress 1905 09 was a body set up by the British Parliament in order to investigate how the Poor Law system should be changed. The commission included Poor Law guardians, members of the Charity …

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  • 2 relief — re·lief n: redress, assistance, or protection given by law esp. from a court should state what relief the plaintiff seeks: as a: release from obligation or duty relief from judgment b: an order from a court granting a particular remedy (as return …

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  • 3 relief — relief1 reliefless, adj. /ri leef /, n. 1. alleviation, ease, or deliverance through the removal of pain, distress, oppression, etc. 2. a means or thing that relieves pain, distress, anxiety, etc. 3. money, food, or other help given to those in… …

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  • 4 relief — [[t]rɪli͟ːf[/t]] ♦♦ reliefs 1) N UNCOUNT: also a N If you feel a sense of relief, you feel happy because something unpleasant has not happened or is no longer happening. I breathed a sigh of relief... The news will come as a great relief to the… …

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  • 5 relief — ► NOUN 1) a feeling of reassurance and relaxation following release from anxiety or distress. 2) a cause of relief. 3) the action of relieving. 4) (usu. light relief) a temporary break in a generally tense or boring situation. 5) financial or… …

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  • 6 Distress radiobeacon — PLB redirects here. For other uses, see PLB (disambiguation). Emergency position indicating radio beacons or EPIRBs Distress radio beacons, also known as emergency beacons, ELT or EPIRB, are tracking transmitters which aid in the detection and… …

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  • 7 relief — /rəˈlif / (say ruh leef) noun 1. (sometimes followed by from) deliverance, alleviation, or ease through the removal of pain, distress, oppression, etc. 2. a means of relieving, or a thing that relieves pain, distress, anxiety, etc. 3. help or… …

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  • 8 relief — noun 1》 the alleviation or removal of pain, anxiety, or distress.     ↘a feeling or cause of relief.     ↘(usu. light relief) a temporary break in a generally tense or tedious situation. 2》 financial or practical assistance given to those in… …

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  • 9 relief — 1. Removal of pain or distress, physical or mental. 2. In dentistry, reduction or elimination of pressure from a specific area under a denture base. SEE ALSO …

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  • 10 relief — I re•lief [[t]rɪˈlif[/t]] n. 1) alleviation of or deliverance from pain, distress, anxiety, oppression, etc 2) a feeling of comfort or ease caused by such alleviation or deliverance 3) gov money, food, or other help given to those in poverty or… …

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  • 11 relief — n. 1 a the alleviation of or deliverance from pain, distress, anxiety, etc. b the feeling accompanying such deliverance. 2 a feature etc. that diversifies monotony or relaxes tension. 3 assistance (esp. financial) given to those in special need… …

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  • 12 emergency relief — Appropriations for relief of distress after a disaster caused by a tornado, hurricane, flood, earthquake, drought, pestilence, unemployment resulting from a sudden shut down of industries, etc. 41 Am J1st Poor L § 22 …

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  • 13 Committee for the Relief of the Black Poor — The Committee for the Relief of the Black Poor was a charitable organization founded in London in 1786 to provide sustenance for distressed people of African and Asian origin. It became a crucial organization in the subsequent proposal to form a… …

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  • 14 United Methodist Committee on Relief — The United Methodist Committee on Relief, often referred to as UMCOR, is a prominent world wide emergency relief organization. A nonprofit agency of the United Methodist Church, UMCOR reaches worldwide to provide relief in five core areas: Hunger …

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  • 15 International distress frequency — An international distress frequency is a radio frequency that is designated for emergency communication by international agreement. Contents 1 History 2 Current frequencies 2.1 Digital Selective Calling frequencies 2.2 …

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  • 16 History of Cape Colony from the Second Anglo-Boer War — The Second Anglo Boer War had no sooner commenced with the ultimatum of the Transvaal Republic on 9 October 1899, than Mr Schreiner found himself called upon to deal with the conduct of Cape rebels. The rebels joined the invading forces of… …

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  • 17 Darwin from Insectivorous Plants to Worms — The life and work of Darwin from Insectivorous Plants to Worms featured a continuation from Charles Darwin s investigations into insectivorous plants and climbing plants which he had begun before his work on Descent of Man and Emotions. Worries… …

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  • 18 The Prime Minister's National Relief Fund — The Prime Minister s National Relief Fund(PMNRF) is an Indian organization created shortly after Independence. It provides immediate relief to people in distress. The Fund depends entirely on voluntary donations received from the public. External …

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  • 19 Darwin from Orchids to Variation — The life and work of Charles Darwin from the publication of Orchids to the publication of Variation during the years between 1860 and 1868 continued with Darwin carrying out his research and experimentation on evolution as he worked sporadically… …

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  • 20 Ibn Taymiyyah — Infobox Philosopher region = Syrian scholar era = Medieval era color = #B0C4DE image caption =Syria name = Ibn Taymiyyah birth = 1263 CE [http://atheism.about.com/library/FAQs/islam/blfaq islam taymiyyah.htm Ibn Taymiyyah: Profile and Biography ] …

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