decongestion


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de·con·gest

 (dē′kən-jĕst′)
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.
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decongestion

(ˌdiːkənˈdʒɛstʃən)
n
the act of decongesting
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decongestion

[ˌdiːkənˈdʒestʃən] Ndescongestión f
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'It is a common knowledge that the correctional facilities needed decongestion and expansion.
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This is as he promised an immediate offset of a backlog of arrears owed the contractor by the previous government, noting that the decongestion of the little space on the school premises is key.
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The decongestion exercise proved many skeptics who believed the task was insurmountable wrong, considering the various powers that are at play in the Metropolis.
The government has instituted a task force to assess the situation of the present offices and the need for new constructions including decongestion in Thimphu for a period of five months.
figure By JAMES KARIUKI The 8,000-member Kenya Railways pension scheme has initiated talks with the government for sale of its prime land for affordable housing projects.Kenya Railways Retirement Benefits Management Scheme chairman James Olubayi said the talks will include sale of land around Nairobi's Muthurwa for use in the planned traffic decongestion programme by the Japanese funded Viaduct Project being implemented under the Nairobi Integrated Urban Development Plan (NIUPLAN).