minimisation minimisation

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of reducing something to the least possible amount or degree or position

News

  • G20 united on need to tackle tax reform - Australian Treasurer

    Finance officials of the world's 20 major economies discussed the impact of the Federal Reserve's withdrawal of stimulus on emerging markets and were united on the need to address problems of tax minimisation, Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey said on Sunday. "There was extensive discussion of the impact of tapering on emerging economies and it was an excellent discussion," Hockey told a media ...
    on February 23, 2014     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. The Pope told more than 50 delegates from the Conference of American Jewish Organisations that "any denial or minimisation of this terrible crime is intolerable", especially from a priest.
    on Feb 12, 2009 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: BBCSerbian.com

  2. "Any denial or minimisation of (the Shoah), this terrible crime, is intolerable and altogether unacceptable," the German pope told visiting American Jewish leaders at the Vatican.
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: St Pius X Source: AFP

  3. "What the AFP will be doing is contributing to the government policy of harm minimisation, harm reduction and supply reduction and we will be increasing our presence overseas in some of these areas where ice and amphetamines have been trafficked...
    on Apr 22, 2007 By: Mick Keelty Source: The Age

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