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relief

US [rɪˈlif]
UK [rɪˈliːf]
  • n.浮雕;解脱;轻松;消除
  • Web救济;减轻;解除
Plural Form:reliefs  
Relief
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n.
焦虑╱痛苦的消除removal of anxiety/pain
1.
[u][sing]
(不快过后的)宽慰,轻松;解脱the feeling of happiness that you have when sth unpleasant stops or does not happen
a sense of relief
解脱感
We all breathed a sigh of relief when he left.
他走了以后,我们大家都如释重负地松了口气。
She sighed with relief.
她松了口气。
Much to my relief the car was not damaged.
令我非常庆幸的是车并没有损坏。
News of their safety came as a great relief.
他们平安的消息给大家带来了巨大的安慰。
It was a relief to be able to talk to someone about it.
能和别人谈谈这件事,感到舒心多了。
What a relief !
可轻松了!
2.
[u]
~ (from/of sth)
(焦虑、痛苦等的)减轻,消除,缓和the act of removing or reducing pain, anxiety, etc.
modern methods of pain relief
消除疼痛的新办法
the relief of suffering
痛苦的消除
帮助help
3.
[u]
(给灾区或交战地区人民提供的)救济,救援物品food, money, medicine, etc. that is given to help people in places where there has been a war or natural disaster
famine relief
饥荒救济物资
a relief agency/organization/worker
救助机构╱组织╱工作者
4.
[u]
救济金financial help given by the government to people who need it
变化sth different
5.
[u]
(暂时替代单调乏味事物的)调剂,轻松场面something that is interesting or enjoyable that replaces sth boring, difficult or unpleasant for a short period of time
a few moments of light relief in an otherwise dull performance
沉闷的表演中几处轻松的情节
There was little comic relief in his speech.
他的演讲少有轻松幽默的地方。
The calm of the countryside came as a welcome relief from the hustle and bustle of city life.
离开喧嚣忙碌的城市生活,来到宁静的乡村,是一种令人愉快的调剂。
工人workers
6.
[cspv]
替班者;接替人;换班者a person or group of people that replaces another when they have finished working for the day or when they are sick
The next crew relief comes on duty at 9 o'clock.
下一批换班的员工 9 点钟接班。
relief drivers
换班的司机
从敌人手中from enemy
7.
[sing]
~ of…
(被困城镇等的)解困,解围the act of freeing a town, etc. from an enemy army that has surrounded it
艺术in art
8.
[u][c]
浮雕;浮雕法;浮雕作品a way of decorating wood, stone, etc. by cutting designs into the surface of it so that some parts stick out more than others; a design that is made in this way
The column was decorated in high relief(= with designs that stick out a lot) with scenes from Greek mythology.
柱子上饰有描述希腊神话中的场面的高浮雕。
The bronze doors are covered with sculpted reliefs.
青铜门上复有浮雕。
使醒目making sth noticeable
9.
[u]
(光和色彩等产生的)醒目效果;醒目;光彩夺目the effect of colours, light, etc. that makes an object more noticeable than others around it
The snow-capped mountain stood out in sharp relief against the blue sky.
白雪覆盖的高山在蓝天的映衬下格外醒目。
10.
[u]
突出的品质;令人注目的特征the quality of a particular situation, problem, etc. that makes it more noticeable than before
Their differences have been thrown into sharp relief by the present crisis.
目前的危机使得他们的分歧更加引人注目。

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