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To reduce the severity of; to relieve slightly.
Synonym(s): mitigate
[L. palliatus (adj.), dressed in a pallium, cloaked]
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(mit′ĭ-gāt″) [L. mitigare, to soften]
To reduce the intensity of an effect; alleviate.
mitigated (-gāt″ĕd), adjectivemitigation (mit″ĭ-gā′shŏn)
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To reduce severity of something; to relieve slightly.
Synonym(s): mitigate.
[L. palliatus (adj.), dressed in a pallium, cloaked]
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Q. I have had ankylosing spondilitis for over 25 years. What is available at this point to mitigate the effects?

A. The mainstay of the treatment severe ankylosing spondylitis today are "anti-TNF", drugs that affect the immune system through blocking the action of a protein called TNF.

Other optional treatments include sulfasalazine and thalidomide.
Of course, all these treatments require prescription and consultation with a doctor (in this case usually rheumatologist).

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It could be that senders' preference for direct or indirect strategies should not be judged solely by the request strategy chosen, but also by the presence or absence of mitigators contained therein.
However, as noted previously, some jury finding with regard to mitigators is necessary for purposes of appellate review.
The numerical preponderance test is flawed, he says, because "cases with identical numbers of aggravators and mitigators are not alike except in the narrowest of senses" and for all of the reasons stated in connection with the salient factors test.
Other customers respond when NCCI sends a mobile notary to the door armed with a copy of the loan modification and the telephone number of a loss mitigator who can answer any questions on the spot.
This level of communication is also important in situations where a borrower may contact an attorney about a foreclosure notice, but may not make contact with the loss mitigator. Loss mitigators can now obtain this information from attorneys instantly through FIS Desktop, potentially leading to workouts that end foreclosure proceedings and keep borrowers in their homes.
But he could also be wrong if he takes a second look at the situation because these malls and corporate offices actually also served as traffic mitigators.
The more people become mitigators through social learning such as attending town hall meetings, taking courses or talking with neighbours, she said, "the faster the population will switch, and that will have a direct effect on reducing CO2 emissions."
Concessionists attempt to find a middle ground between the aforementioned camps while mitigators aim to proactively reduce threats to life and property.
In the 20th century, multilateral institutions were perceived to be mitigators and managers of conflict.