Definition of damage control in English:

damage control

Syllabification: dam·age con·trol
(British also damage limitation)

noun

chiefly North American
  • Action taken to limit the damaging effects of an accident or error: the cost of doing damage control after problems reach the crisis stage
    More example sentences
    • This game really could have benefited from a realistic damage control system for the cars.
    • In a damage-control exercise, one of the contractor friends of the officer hurriedly arranged a party in a local restaurant and footed the bill.
    • The empowered committee meeting on infrastructure was more of a damage-control exercise by the government than anything else.

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