mitigate美 [ˈmitiˌɡeɪt] 英
to make sth less harmful, serious, etc.
action to mitigate poverty
Soil erosion was mitigated by the planting of trees.
to reduce the harmful effects of something
to make (a person, or a person's mind or disposition) milder or less hostile
To be sure, the Obama administration is taking action to help the economy, but it's trying to mitigate the slump, not end it.
The question of whether to build a horizontal or vertical prototype depends on what risks you're trying to mitigate.
A commercially hosted UHF payload was one of the solutions described to mitigate the shortfall in UHF capability.
Improved surface water drainage was the only method used to mitigate rainfall damages.
Faster productivity growth could help to mitigate the slowdown, but it does not seem to be forthcoming.
Today, many private banks are building up their European operations to help mitigate the impact of any new amnesties.
Even if China agrees to revalue the RMB to mitigate international pressure, how much impact will it have?
She said the fact that the outbreak had occurred in a remote part of the country "should help to mitigate" the impact.
It notes that market mechanisms would not be enough to take advantage of all the opportunities Brazil has to mitigate emissions.
Data encryption is of little use unless you apply it to specifically mitigate a risk or to address a legal requirement.