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mitigationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌmɪtɪˈɡeɪʃən/ formal
a ​reduction in how harmful, unpleasant, or ​bad something is: mitigation of sth The ​planningprocess should have ​addressed mitigation of ​damage to the ​environment.a mitigation plan/measure/project For every possible problem, there must be a mitigation ​measure in the ​plan.mitigation funds/grants/money The victims received ​federalaid in the ​form of ​disaster mitigation ​funds. mitigation ​costs/​fees
in mitigation
LAW in ​order to ​try to make a ​crime seem less serious: The ​defencelawyer also said in mitigation that her ​client didn't personally ​profit from the ​collapse of the ​financecompany.
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