mitigatory mitigatory


  • (adj) moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear


  • Asked whether the payment would affect the prospect of expulsion from the IMF, Dr Gono said: "We are a guilty party from a technical point of view. All we can do is to plead mitigatory circumstances to our arrears situation and pray that the jury...
    on Sep 1, 2005 By: Gideon Gono Source: BBC News

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