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English definition of “mitigate”


verb [T]     /ˈmɪt.ɪ.ɡeɪt/ US  /ˈmɪt̬-/ formal
to make something less harmful , unpleasant , or bad : It is unclear how to mitigate the effects of tourism on the island .Making things betterBecoming better
(Definition of mitigate verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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