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pal·li·a·tive / ˈpalēˌātiv; ˈpalēətiv/ • adj. (of a treatment or medicine) relieving pain or alleviating a problem without dealing with the underlying cause: short-term, palliative measures had been taken. • n. a remedy, medicine, etc., of such a kind. DERIVATIVES: pal·li·a·tive·ly adv.

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palliative

palliative (pal-i-ătiv)
1. adj. providing relief from the symptoms of a disease but without effecting a cure.

2. n. a palliative medicine.

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