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mitigate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmitigatemit‧i‧gate /ˈmɪtɪɡeɪt/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 REDUCEto make a situation or the effects of something less unpleasant, harmful, or serious syn alleviate 🔊 Measures need to be taken to mitigate the environmental effects of burning more coal.→ See Verb table
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mitigateSwitching assignments, working on another team, or making other kinds of adjustments can mitigate anger.These are not mitigated by the presence of recognizable and attractive actors and actresses.We have to figure out a way to mitigate the costs.The effect is to mitigate the speaker's refusal of a reasonable request.You are obliged to mitigate your losses; this duty is explained in Chapter 18.
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Verb table
mitigate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymitigate
he, she, itmitigates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymitigated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave mitigated
he, she, ithas mitigated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad mitigated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill mitigate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have mitigated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam mitigating
he, she, itis mitigating
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you, we, theyare mitigating
Past
I, he, she, itwas mitigating
you, we, theywere mitigating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been mitigating
he, she, ithas been mitigating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been mitigating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be mitigating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been mitigating
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