名词:mitigation 动词过去式:mitigated 过去分词:mitigated 现在分词:mitigating 第三人称单数:mitigates 形容词:mitigable
v [Tn] (fml 文) make (sth) less severe, violent or painful; moderate 使（某事物）减轻, 和缓; 节制
*mitigate sb's suffering, anger, anxiety, etc 使某人少受苦、息怒、稍安等
* mitigate the severity of a punishment, sentence, etc 减轻惩罚、刑期等
* mitigate the effects of inflation, eg by making credit easily obtainable 和缓通货膨胀的影响.
1400-1500; Language: Latin;Origin:
, past participle of mitigare 'to soften'
, from mitis 'soft'
to make a situation or the effects of something less unpleasant, harmful, or serious
= alleviate Measures need to be taken to mitigate the environmental effects of burning more coal.
1. Nothing he did could mitigate her wrath; she was unforgiving. 他所作的一切都不能平息她的愤怒; 她是不原谅人的。