Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “damage limitation”

See all translations

damage limitation

noun [U]
 
 
the process of limiting the damaging effects of an action or mistake, or the attempt in war to use careful planning to avoid unnecessary death
控制损失;(战争中的)减少伤亡
The government is involved in a damage limitation exercise to minimize the effects of the scandal.
政府已经出面与其他各方一起行动,以尽量降低这桩丑闻所造成的影响。
Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
Translations of “damage limitation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 控制損失, (戰爭中的)減少傷亡…
(Definition of damage limitation from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “damage limitation” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

pup

a baby of particular animals, or a puppy

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More