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/ˌmɪt ɪˈgeɪ ʃən/
the act of
, or lessening the force or intensity of something unpleasant, as wrath, pain, grief, or extreme circumstances:
Social support is the most important factor in the mitigation of stress among adolescents.
the act of making a condition or consequence less severe:
the mitigation of a punishment.
the process of becoming milder, gentler, or less severe.
a mitigating circumstance, event, or consequence.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Although that is probably being held down by the federal foreclosure
This is known as “
”—moving or restoring wetlands to ensure no net loss, as national legislation requires.
Barrister might have some defense in
of his responsibility.
The company attributed its failure to a lack of ability to market the product's purported risk
As for construction noise, developers will be required to submit a noise-
plan on any project.
This is one part of the solution, a
It's a little bit strange-looking, but it is optimized for things like carbon
The third researches the possibilities for
It's all about risk
This will also include risk
and contingency plans for all activities.
Word Origin and History for
mid-14c., from L.
, noun of action from
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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