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palliative

US [ˈpæliˌeɪtɪv]
UK [ˈpæliətɪv]
  • adj.减轻(疼痛等)的;缓和的;辩解的;【医】姑息的
  • n.治标药物;缓解剂;治标措施;保守疗法
  • Web减轻的;缓和剂;缓和性
Plural Form:palliatives  
palliative
n.
1.
治标药物;缓解剂;治标措施;保守疗法a medicine or medical treatment that reduces pain without curing its cause
2.
权宜之计;消极措施;缓冲剂an action, a decision, etc. that is designed to make a difficult situation seem better without actually solving the cause of the problems

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