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tr.v. de·con·gest·ed, de·con·gest·ing, de·con·gests
To relieve the congestion of (sinuses, for example).

de′con·ges′tion (-jĕs′chən) n.
de′con·ges′tive adj.


vb (tr)
to ease crowding or clogging in (an area)


(ˌdi kənˈdʒɛst)

to relieve the congestion of.
de`con•ges′tion, n.
de`con•ges′tive, adj.


vt. descongestionar.
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The MMSS3 Project viaduct will connect the South Luzon Expressway and the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and intends to decongest main thoroughfares in Central Metro Manila area, particularly EDSA.
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Therefore, we shall support the efforts of the Committee to decongest the prison'.
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