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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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According to the police, matter has been discussed at various levels including Delhi government but no plan has been chalked out to decongest these areas.
Creating a Maritime and Tourism ministry will decongest the Energy, Commerce, Industry, and Tourism ministry.
Summary: As traffic is expected to swell on the emirate's roads with the reopening of schools, Col Ahmed bin Darwish said the police will look to decongest roads and ensure road safety.
New Delhi: The Delhi government has ambitious plans to decongest roads in the capital.
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excess a The mask should be just used twice weekly, remove it with your Clarisonic device and the Deep Pore Brush Head to help loosen dead skin tCB cells, gently remove impurities, and decongest and refine enlarged pores.
And whether it's night-time deliveries or consolidation centres, utilising new techniques to decongest our city centres is very important.
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Despite criticism from mobile carriers concerned about losing revenue, Benoliel said the app could benefit them by helping to decongest crowded 3G and 4G networks by offloading them to WiFi, where there is more capacity.
The world now looks at interchanges and long span flyovers to decongest high density areas, he added.
The port project of Tadjourah aims to decongest the current Djibouti-Ethiopia corridor including the port of Doraleh, whose traffic continues to grow since it opened on February 7, 2009," Amarah Ali, budget minister, told Reuters.
At the study level the impact of this project on the infrastructure was considered and all measures to decongest the area around the project and in the neighbourhood has already been factored in.