minimized minimized  /ˈmɪ nə ˌmaɪzd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) reduced to the smallest possible size or amount or degree

Usage(s):

  1. Such facilities have never been needed, but every risk had to be minimized.
  2. CCA could also be in legal trouble if it minimized the tally of serious prison incidents and, by implication, its possible financial liability.
  3. The Saudis minimized the incident, accepting the Iranian explanation that the sub's closeness to Jubail was a mistake.

News

  1. Remote Management Software reaches beyond firewalls.

    With capabilities extending behind customer firewall, VNOC Symphony® with Communicator Proxy eliminates complexity of remotely managing devices within protected network. Communicator Proxy provides standards-based polling of all devices within customer's network and reports information back to cloud in real-time; communication is minimized to single device traversing customer security measures ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Editorial: Check out ways to help county's public libraries

    The public Ventura County Library System is functioning about as well as it can under the conditions it faces, which include minimized budgets and limited county funding, according to a report issued Friday by the county grand jury.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Ventura County Star

  3. Housecalls: Giving dad some space

    This man's office shelves were minimized and re-arranged to highlight his many treasures that previously were buried among the collections of books, bills and paperwork.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Calaveras Enterprise

Quotes

  1. "The Ukrainian government is doing everything possible and impossible so that the impact of the global crisis on the Ukrainian life, the Ukrainian economy is minimized," Tymoshenko told reporters Tuesday.
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: Yulia Tymoshenko Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Toyota either ignored or minimized reports of sudden acceleration," said Towns, a Democrat from New York.
    on Feb 24, 2010 By: Ed Towns Source: Reuters

  3. "I saw a couple of empty seats in right field," said Marlins manager Fredi Gonzalez. "They missed a hell of a game. JJ had command of his fastball and had a good sinker. He was outstanding. Halladay minimized the damage in the first inning...
    on Jun 10, 2010 By: Fredi Gonzalez Source: msnbc.com

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