mitigation

noun
mit·i·ga·tion | \ ˌmi-tə-ˈgā-shən \
plural mitigations

Definition of mitigation 

: the act of mitigating something or the state of being mitigated : the process or result of making something less severe, dangerous, painful, harsh, or damaging mitigation of suffering mitigation of punishment There was, in sum, a period during the Cold War … when a mitigation of the Cold War, including a renegotiation of some of its most troublesome tensions, was possible or even probable. —John Lukacs

First Known Use of mitigation

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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mitigation

noun
mit·i·ga·tion | \ ˌmit-ə-ˈgā-shən \

Medical Definition of mitigation 

1 : the act of mitigating or state of being mitigated the cure, prevention, or mitigation of diseaseEncyclopedia Americana

2 : something that mitigates a large number of drugs and mitigations…at the clinicJournal of the American Medical Association

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