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In China’s impoverished central province of Ningxia, for example, subsidized power supplies designated for locals to process Goji berries as part of poverty alleviation efforts have been covertly syphoned off for sitcoin mining, he says.
WHY CHINA IS CRACKING DOWN ON BITCOIN MINING AND WHAT IT COULD MEAN FOR OTHER COUNTRIESCHARLIE CAMPBELL / CHENGDU AND SHANGHAIJUNE 2, 2021TIME
There have been improvements, not least the alleviation of the smog notorious in the 1960s and ’70s.
LOS ANGELES: “A HUMMING, SMOKING, EVER-CHANGING CONTRAPTION”COLIN MARSHALLAPRIL 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In fact, we found one word associated with obligation alleviation for every five or six words associated with the imposition of obligations.
THE GOVERNMENT’S HIDDEN SUPERPOWER: ‘UNRULES’MATTHEWHEIMEROCTOBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
In some of China’s regions, poverty alleviation schemes have reportedly led to forced labor.
THE PANDEMIC’S ‘NEW POOR’: POVERTY IN PARTS OF ASIA COULD RISE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 20 YEARSEAMONBARRETTSEPTEMBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
Nevertheless, there is a certain frame of mind to which a cemetery is, if not an antidote, at least an alleviation.
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
I must tell you that in my sickness I had a huge alleviation and began a new story.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
These were a happy alleviation to us, and at our noon halting-place we enjoyed the rare luxury of a full meal.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
But the defeat and death of Mansfeld brought no alleviation.
GERMAN CULTURE PAST AND PRESENTERNEST BELFORT BAX
He provided the medicines, and every other means of alleviation.
MY RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRONTERESA GUICCIOLI
Some alleviation was brought by the skill of a foreign physician, but there was still a great deal of pain in the toes.
THE AGE OF ERASMUSP. S. ALLEN
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WORDS RELATED TO ALLEVIATION

  • alleviation
  • assuagement
  • cheer
  • comfort
  • compassion
  • ease
  • easement
  • encouragement
  • fellow feeling
  • help
  • lenity
  • pity
  • solace
  • succor
  • support
  • sympathy
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