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"damage limitation" in British English

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(Definition of damage limitation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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damage limitationnoun [U]

uk   us   (also damage control)
the ​process of ​limiting the harmful ​effects of an ​action or a mistake: The ​companywon praise for its quick ​efforts at ​damagecontrol, ​including an immediate ​apology. Management ​launched a damagelimitationexercise after details of ​talks with ​unions were ​leaked to the ​press.
(Definition of damage limitation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “damage limitation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 控制损失, (战争中的)减少伤亡…
in Chinese (Traditional) 控制損失, (戰爭中的)減少傷亡…
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