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damage limitation

noun [U] uk   ( also damage control) us  
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.
Translations of “damage limitation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 控制損失, (戰爭中的)減少傷亡…
in Chinese (Simplified) 控制损失, (战争中的)减少伤亡…
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