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Synonyms for smoothen

make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing

become smooth

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'When we say smoothen the transition, if we are to put them on a time-bound basis, we just have to manage the transition.
'The Johor PH secretariat council will function to smoothen out PH's duties and further streamline the coalition's administrative structure in the state,' read the statement issued today.
It is a very good development that establishes a mechanism for setting up the SWFs which will smoothen out the effects of volatility of oil prices and permit the intertemporal transfer of benefit from oil wealth (Tule, 2014).
Summary: President gives nod to bill to smoothen reconstruction of dilapidated buildings in Mumbai
"Our acts should help smoothen the social irregularities and promote the spirit of sacrifice, mutual harmony and fraternity.
According to a paper published in the Journal of the American Medical Association's Facial Plastic Surgery Viewpoint on Thursday, photo editing apps and social media that offer perfecting filters, such as thin your face and smoothen your skin, are fueling the rise of a new mental health disorder named "Snapchat dysmorphia" by altering people's perception of beauty.
More importantly, the development of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) would enable industries to smoothen supply chains, enhance collaboration and innovation capabilities, and help reap significant economies of scale.
The Russian authorities continue to adhere to a path of fiscal consolidation and introduced a new fiscal rule, which comes into effect in 2019, that is expected to smoothen the impact of external volatility on the budget and the real exchange rate.
During the meeting, the committee discussed its action plan and a number of issues including its aspiration to smoothen out hurdles on the path of restaurants and coffee shops and smoother official procedures, and intention to submit a proposal to the Ministry of Industry Commerce and Tourism regarding classification of restaurants and the prospect of local coffee-shops and restaurants franchising.
The experience helped smoothen his transition to feature filmaking, ensuring he wasn't taking a "drastic leap."
Commenting on the partnership, Jayaram, managing director, Sharaf Travel, said, "We are privileged to partner with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to provide this service in the UAE and Oman, and we will smoothen the process to encourage more people to travel to the country." For obtaining a visa, an applicant will have to submit his passport and a copy of it along with passport-size photographs, application form and visa fees.
Abdul Rahman Al Owais, Minister of Health, said: "Due to the rapid changes in technology that made community members depend on smart phones, we also sought to transform our smart services to smoothen transactions on individuals and save time and effort."
In order to smoothen this process, we once again request claimants to provide proof of ownership of their bank account.
If you have frizzy hair, apply a small amount of serum to detangle and smoothen it out.
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai has said he encouraged his older brother Abdul Qayum Karzai to withdraw from the presidential race as his dropout would help smoothen the process and stop interference from abroad.