Definition of alleviative in English:

alleviative

adjective

  • See alleviate

    • ‘It makes sense that in context the word ‘therapeutic’ is narrowly describing something which is healing or alleviative.’
    • ‘However, the problem is becoming alleviative due to the rapid reduction in the costs of computer hardware.’
    • ‘Chinese authorities are reportedly open to a team of Indian engineers and hydrologists to visit the 5 km lake that has built up behind the dam and assist with alleviative measures.’
    • ‘Measures to be taken against flooding can be strategic and alleviative to reduce both incidence and severity.’
    • ‘The duty-free importation of considerable quantities of frozen meat constitutes an alleviative measure for the consumers.’

Pronunciation

alleviative

/əˈliːvɪətɪv/