mitigant

noun
mit·​i·​gant | \ -gənt \
plural mitigants

Definition of mitigant

: a factor that mitigates or alleviates something a risk mitigant

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History and Etymology for mitigant

obsolete mitigant, adjective, mitigative, from Latin mitigant-, mitigans, present participle of mitigare to mitigate

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“Mitigant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mitigant. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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