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mitigate

verb [T] uk   /ˈmɪt.ɪ.ɡeɪt/  us   /ˈmɪt̬-/ formal
to make something less harmful, unpleasant, or bad: It is unclear how to mitigate the effects of tourism on the island.
Translations of “mitigate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使緩和, 減輕(危害等)…
in Russian смягчать, уменьшать…
in Turkish hafifletmek, azaltmak, dindirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使缓和, 减轻(危害等)…
in Polish łagodzić…
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