Translation of relieve in English:

relieve

masculine noun

  • 1

    Geography
    un mapa del relieve de España a relief map of Spain
    • la ladera occidental tiene un relieve muy accidentado the western slopes are very rugged
  • 2

    • 2.1Art

      relief
      en relieve in relief
      • letras en relieve embossed letters

    • 2.2(parte que sobresale)

      el marco tiene un centímetro de relieve the frame protrudes by a centimeter

  • 3

    (importancia)
    prominence
    firmaron la carta personas de gran relieve the letter was signed by some very prominent people
    • no hay institución de más relieve en ese campo it is the leading institution in that field
    • esta noticia da especial relieve a la reunión de mañana this news lends special importance to tomorrow's meeting / makes tomorrow's meeting especially important
    • la presencia del Rey dio relieve a la ceremonia the King's presence lent an added grandeur to the ceremony
    • poner de relieve to highlight
    • pusieron de relieve la necesidad de mejorar la infraestructura they highlighted / emphasized / stressed the need to improve the infrastructure
  • 4relieves masculine plural

    (de comida)
    leftovers