Meaning of “mitigate” - Learner’s Dictionary

mitigate

verb [ T ] us uk /ˈmɪtɪɡeɪt/

to reduce the harmful effects of something

mitigation noun [ U ] us uk /ˌmɪtɪˈɡeɪʃən/

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