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

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damage limitationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈdæm.ɪdʒ lɪm.ɪˌteɪ.ʃən/ us /ˈdæm.ɪdʒ lɪm.ɪˌteɪ.ʃən/ also damage control

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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