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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…
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