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damage limitation Line breaks: dam¦age limi|ta¦tion

Definition of damage limitation in English:


[mass noun]
Action taken to limit the damaging effects of an accident or error.
Example sentences
  • These are electorally damaging claims and are potentially harmful to responsible and democratic government: clearly, damage limitation was indicated.
  • But it wasn't quite right and it was all Ross could do to attempt some damage limitation and just get around safely and pick up a few points.
  • In a day of damage limitation, central banks around the world moved to calm markets by pumping an additional $80 bn into markets to ease a possible cash shortage.
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