Translation of "damage limitation" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

damage limitation

noun [ U ] uk us

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

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。

(Translation of “damage limitation” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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