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mitigation meaning and definition

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Definition of mitigation (noun)

  1. to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious
  2. a partial excuse to mitigate censure; an attempt to represent an offense as less serious than it appears by showing mitigating circumstances
  3. the action of lessening in severity or intensity
    • "the object being control or moderation of economic depressions"
    • synonyms: moderation
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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