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mitigatingadjective

uk   /ˈmɪt.ɪ.ɡeɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈmɪt̬.ɪ.ɡeɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
mitigation
noun [U] uk   /ˌmɪt.ɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌmɪt̬-/ formal
"I was very ​young at the ​time," he said in mitigation.
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