Mitigate

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Immediate ReliefPlay
Mitigate implies action to quickly reduce negative impact. SlideEmergency services worked to mitigate the disaster's immediate effects.
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Strategic PlanningPlay
Plans or measures put in place beforehand can mitigate potential future harm. SlideBuilding stronger levees can mitigate flood damage.
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Not EliminatePlay
Mitigate reduces severity, but does not completely remove the problem. SlideInsulation can mitigate energy loss, not prevent it.