Meaning of “mitigate” - Learner’s Dictionary

mitigate

verb [ T ] uk us /ˈmɪtɪɡeɪt/

to reduce the harmful effects of something

mitigation uk us /ˌmɪtɪˈɡeɪʃən/ noun [ U ]

(Definition of “mitigate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)