minimization minimization


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


  1. You have provided your readers with an absolutely accurate picture of a very typical high school, without exaggeration or minimization.
  2. Any denial or minimization of this terrible crime is intolerable.
  3. We note the importance of HEU minimization in civilian applications and support such efforts to the maximum extent possible, where feasible.


  1. Research and Markets: Technological Advancements have Greatly Improved the Productivity of Manufacturing Industries

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Industrial Controls (Scada, Plc, Dcs) & Factory Automation (Field Devices, Mes, Erp) Market - Global Forecast & Analysis Till 2016" report to their offering. Factory automation comprises of automation and minimization of manual and personnel-related ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Leaked Documents Reveal How NSA Minimizes Americans' Data

    In the weeks following the revelations of secret National Security Agency's surveillance programs, the NSA brass have claimed the agency tries to minimize the amount of data it collects from American citizens. Classified documents published Thursday reveal the exact minimization procedures it uses when such data is incidentally collected. The documents, posted by The Guardian , were signed by ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Mashable


  1. "It is beyond question that any denial or minimization of this terrible crime is intolerable and altogether unacceptable," Pope Benedict said.
    on Feb 12, 2009 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Catholic News Service

  2. "Since the US is going to carry this out, those proposals that we are expecting to receive on paper today seemed to us, as I said, important and useful for the minimization of our concerns," Lavrov said.
    on Mar 18, 2008 By: Sergey Lavrov Source: USA Today

  3. "I am confident that the political crisis end will provide us with all grounds to make sure steps, first of all in the Parliament, towards minimization of the global financial crisis impact on Ukraine. I am sure that the political crisis end gives...
    on Dec 11, 2008 By: Yulia Tymoshenko Source: UNIAN News Agency

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