• IPA: /mɪtɪˈɡeɪʃən/


  1. A reduction or decrease of something harmful or unpleasant.
    • 2004, Bhattacharya, K., Azizi, P. M., Shobair, S, S,, Mohsini, M. Y., Drought impacts and potential for their mitigation in southern and western Afghanistan, IWMI (ISBN 9789290905899)
      One possible drought mitigation strategy for Afghanistan is to divert excess water from water-rich river basins to water-scarce river basins in cases where this is technologically, economically and environmentally feasible.
Related terms Translations
  • French: soulagement
  • German: Erleichterung, Abmilderung
  • Portuguese: mitigação
  • Russian: смягчение
  • Spanish: mitigación

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