palliative

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈpalɪətɪv/
  • (US) IPA (key): /ˈpæli.eɪtɪv/ or /ˈpæli.ətɪv/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
palliative

Comparative
more palliative

Superlative
most palliative

  1. If something is palliative, it eases the symptoms of a disease.

Noun[change]

Singular
palliative

Plural
palliatives

  1. (medicine) (countable) A palliative is something that is able to eases the symptoms of a disease.

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