mitigated mitigated  /ˈmɪ tə ˌɡeɪ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) made less severe or intense

Usage(s):

  1. I think a lot of the problems in the world would be mitigated if he were the face of our country.
  2. Obama's problems on the left will be mitigated by the fact that most Democrats have also supported this war as opposed to Iraq's and have little desire to reverse themselves.
  3. As a child the author mitigated his rage through the constant drawing of carnage-filled battle scenes.

News

  • Fitch Expects to Rate Solar Star's $700MM Series A Senior Secured Notes 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings expects to rate the series A senior notes to be issued by Solar Star Funding, LLC (Solar Star), as follows, subject to receipt of final documentation: --$700 million senior secured notes rated 'BBB-'. The Rating Outlook is Stable. A full rating report will follow. KEY RATING DRIVERS Manageable Completion Risk: Completion risk is mitigated by a fixed-price ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire

Quotes

  1. "In farm country, manure and odor management are profoundly serious challenges that can be mitigated through scientific research," Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Tom Harkin, an Iowa Democrat, said in a Senate speech last week.
    on Mar 9, 2009 By: Tom Harkin Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Everyone knows Hillary Clinton can raise the money and that she has a good team, but it's mitigated by all the mumbling that she's not electable," said Joe Trippi, who managed Howard Dean's upstart 2004 presidential campaign.
    on Dec 3, 2006 By: Joe Trippi Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "The fact is, increased traffic brings increased risk," said Andrea Reimer, another Vision Vancouver councillor. "The question is, how much risk is there and how can it be mitigated."
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Andrea Source: Vancouver Sun

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affectation affectation
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